Recent changes to autorid (was Re: [SCM] Samba Shared Repository - branch master updated)
jra at samba.org
Thu May 1 19:18:30 MDT 2014
On Fri, May 02, 2014 at 03:13:46AM +0200, Michael Adam wrote:
> On 2014-04-30 at 09:26 -0400, Simo wrote:
> > On Wed, 2014-04-30 at 14:38 +0200, Mathias Dietz wrote:
> > >
> > > I'm concerned about the proposal of having fixed ids for well-knowns
> > > because it has a high potential to break existing customer setups.
> > > Even though having fixed ids for well-knows sounds appealing, you can not
> > > guarantee that they do not conflict with existing users on the system.
> > I think the proposal form Jeremy is more nuanced.
> > ...
> > The idea is not to hardcode the mappings,
> Yes that is precisely what Jeremy proposed.
> > but to preset them in an idmap table.
> No, I think you misunderstood Jeremy. If I got him
> right, Jeremy proposed to have a fixed, hardcoded
> internal mapping table for the wellknowns which is
> not subject to idmap config, and rather prevent samba
> from starting if an idmap config overlaps and have the
> admin remap her id mappings than offer to change the
> wellknown mappings..
Yep. That's pretty much what I proposed :-).
I think idmapping has gotten too horribly
complex over the years, and we need to
get it back to as basic a setup as possible.
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