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Re: POSIX permission mapping and NULL SIDs

On Jun 30 00:03, Bill Zissimopoulos wrote:
> On 6/29/16, 1:21 AM, "Corinna Vinschen" < on behalf
> of> wrote:
> >>How do we avoid name collisions?  I can easily see admins creating an
> >>AD account called "nobody".
> >>Shall we fake a "WinFSP" domain such that the name is "WinFSP+nobody"?
> >
> >Preliminary patch attached.
> Ok, looks like you have patched it already. Thanks for this.
> BTW, if the name is case-sensitive (strcmp) I usually use the âWinFspâ
> capitalization, if it makes a difference.

It shouldn't, but of course I'd fix that to use your capitalization.
After all it's your project :)

> Also do you foresee any situation where the ânobodyâ mapping might be
> useful outside of WinFsp? Perhaps it would make more sense to name it
> ânodomain+nobodyâ? Just a suggestion.

Hmm, yes, maybe.  Funny idea:  "no+body" :)


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