[OpenAFS] Re: pts create cross realm users

Gunnar Krull gklists@cs.uni-goettingen.de
Fri, 30 Jul 2010 22:55:02 +0200 (CEST)

On Fri, 30 Jul 2010, Andrew Deason wrote:
> On Fri, 30 Jul 2010 15:06:03 +0200
> Gunnar Krull <gklists@cs.uni-goettingen.de> wrote:
>> In the prdb.DB0 database file I can only find entries in form of
>> "username@foreigncell". That would not exceed the 63 characters limit
>> with long names. The local cell name is not part of the database
>> entries.
> In case it wasn't clear from the other part of the thread, it is a bug
> that you were not able to create foreign entries that long. You are
> still prevented from making local entries that long, since doing so
> would break registering those entries in other cells.

ok, that wasn't clear to me.

> If you want a fix right now and don't want to wait, there is a patch
> here to fix this (gerrit 2485):
> <http://git.openafs.org/?p=openafs.git;a=commitdiff_plain;h=56d93434ed57db3736cd992c151cfe47ba920c2d>
> Note that that's only lightly tested on the 1.5 branch, and hasn't seen
> review from other developers yet, etc etc. But if you want to try it out
> (it should work on 1.4), there it is.

Thank you for the hint. I will give it a try in the next week.