new messaging subsystem

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue Oct 7 02:27:02 MDT 2014

On Tue, 2014-10-07 at 09:56 +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 07, 2014 at 07:19:36AM +1300, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > Looking over them quickly, I did want to re-assure you that putting the
> > messaging sockets in the lock directory is quite reasonable, as I see
> > it, because like other lock files, they may/should be removed by the OS
> > on reboot.  Perhaps put both the privileged and public sockets under the
> > lock dir?
> Can you describe what you mean by "public sockets"? For
> smbds, the messaging subsystem is trusted, only root should
> be able to send messages. Is this different for the samba
> binary?

I just noticed that you had something under private, some under lock and
assumed (incorrectly) you were planning/using some public/private split.
The existing s4 system is all privileged as far as I'm aware, and I
think both should stay that way. 

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett             
Authentication Developer, Samba Team
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT

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