ntdb in Samba?

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Fri Mar 13 03:24:52 MDT 2015

On Fri, Mar 13, 2015 at 09:27:29PM +1300, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> I think this really was a miss-step on our part, and I really wish we
> had instead found a way to use TDB2 on TDB1 files, as a first step, and
> then TDB2.  The issue around APIs and contracts could have been solved
> with feature flags, where strictly required.

My approach regarding a threadsafe API would be the same as what happened
with libwbclient: From the ground up remove access to global variables
until we end up with a separate API that we can base the current,
compatible one on top of.

> I've wondered if you think it might help in ldb?  I've not done the
> performance work to understand what (if anything) is 'slow', but have
> pondered if backing on ntdb or Howard's lmdb would be worthwhile.

I'd rather start supporting Nadya in her efforts instead of implementing
a ldb backend. But that's just my 2ct.


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