[Pkg-samba-maint] mysql and pgsql passdb modules

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Jan 23 10:08:33 UTC 2006

On Sun, 2006-01-22 at 21:20 -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 22, 2006 at 11:07:43AM +0100, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> > There are requests for including the mysql and pgsql passdb modules in 
> > the packages, with little feedback except for a wontfix tag.  What 
> > should we do about them?  I've tried them out and they seem to do 
> > something at least.  The feature is marked experimental but it seems to 
> > be fairly self-contained to cause little harm.  (Well, I haven't done 
> > an audit for SQL injection...)  Comments?
> If you want to support them, go ahead and package them. :)  In separate
> packages please, as Jelmer suggests.

Just remember, that the Samba Team doesn't support or maintain these
modules.  If we make changes to passdb (expected) and the external mysql
maintainers don't manage to handle the expected group mapping changes
(likely), you must be ready to either drop the package our become the

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College  http://hawkerc.net
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