Re: UID/GID mapping system

From: J. Bruce Fields
Date: Thu Mar 11 2004 - 11:00:54 EST

On Thu, Mar 11, 2004 at 09:29:17AM +0100, Søren Hansen wrote:
> ons, 2004-03-10 kl. 23:45 skrev Trond Myklebust:
> > If you really need uid/gid mapping for NFSv2/v3 too, why not just build
> > on the existing v4 upcall/downcall mechanisms?
> Because that would require changes to both ends of the wire. I want this
> to:
> 1. Work for ALL filesystems (NFS, smbfs, ext2(*) etc.)
> 2. Be transparent for the server.

The latter at least you could already do; just modify the v4
upcall and downcall to map between uid's and uid's instead of mapping
between uid's and names.

--Bruce Fields
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