Usability of 'samba-tool domain provision'
repenny241155 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 14:19:57 UTC 2016
On 02/06/16 14:02, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Thu, 2016-06-02 at 12:28 +0100, Rowland Penny wrote:
>> Ok, before I alter my patches, can you confirm, it is just the change
>> 'realm' & 'domain' from options to args, you are against, or is there
>> anything else ?
> The user should not be prompted about use_xattrs. In fact, just to
> demonstrate that Samba development is always an art both of knowing the
> rules and of knowing when not to apply them, I would argue we should
> actually drop the --use-xattrs option, or at least hide it.
If I understand you correctly, don't ask about 'use_xattrs', remove the
option and set 'use_xattrs' to 'auto'.
> For the password check, I would prefer if we re-used the same
> complexity check as the DB will use, perhaps by adding a python binding
> to the C function in use. Otherwise I fear the two will diverge, and
> just cause further confusion.
Ah, here again, this is something I have never done, which 'C' function
are you referring to ? and is there anything in samba-tool that already
does something similar, that I can examine for clues :-)
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