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From Tony Stevenson <t...@pc-tony.com>
Subject Re: LDAP - Next Steps
Date Thu, 28 May 2009 20:18:26 GMT

On 27 May 2009, at 19:38, sebb wrote:

> On 26/05/2009, Tony Stevenson <tony@pc-tony.com> wrote:
>> Jukka,
>>
>> We will be deploying a web app that will enable PMC chairs to edit  
>> group
>> memberships.
>
> In that case, can't the web application trigger the update of the  
> auth file?
>
> By the way, will the web app also trigger updates to POSIX groups?
> Or are these handled separately?
>
> I assume the web-app will ensure consistency within LDAP, e.g. all
> group members need to be in the LDAP equivalent of committers-?.
>


Sebb, as I think Chris may have mentioned elsewhere in this thread the  
POSIX groups will be in LDAP.
We will only maintain a small number of local groups, this is mainly  
to ensure we can maintain access in the event of an LDAP issue.


Cheers,
Tony


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