Simplify AD integration?

Eric Blake eblake@redhat.com
Wed Jul 30 18:10:00 GMT 2014


[resent; no idea why gpg tried to encrypt my first attempt]

On 07/30/2014 09:29 AM, Wolf Geldmacher wrote:

> 
> Is there anything preventing you from using the pathname conventions for
> user names?

Yes, we already discussed and dismissed that as too painful.
Tilde-expansion in the shell would be broken (you can't get
~domain/user/file to expand into /path/to/users_home/file, because the
shell tries to treat it as /path/to/domains_home/user/file).

Colon is equally bad, since 'chown domain:user:domain:group' is unparseable.

'chown domain+user:domain+group' is at least reasonable.

-- 
Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org


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