Recent changes to autorid (was Re: [SCM] Samba Shared Repository - branch master updated)

Christian Ambach ambi at
Fri May 2 13:10:13 MDT 2014

Am 30.04.14 01:26, schrieb Michael Adam:

> 2. Define fixed (hard coded) mutually disjoint ranges < IDMAP_LOW :
>     a) a range for the wellknowns
>     b) a range for the builtins
>     c) a range as unix-id-pool (for group mapping, etc)
> 3. Hard code mappings for the builtins and wellknowns
>     in the above ranges.
>     This can eventually allow us to remove quite a few special
>     cases from idmap and passdb code.

This idea sounds quite interesting, but hardcoded is likely to be wrong 
for somebody. So better would be at least configurable ranges with good 
default settings that virtually nobody will ever need to touch, but for 
the unlikely case, the necessary setting is available.


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