David,

2007/9/21, david souza :
> What I am seeing is replication of the users in the profile's table in mysql
> as the users use bugzilla. A bug's field has an entry for reporter (int)
> which is an index into the profile table correct.


correct.

> If the user is in ldap
> already and submits a bug, is bugzilla going to create this user in the
> profile table in the db so it will behave as a normal db from the
> perspective of bugs, specifically the bug fields and how they are tracked?


The user is created in the profiles table at the time the user logs in
for the first time. Otherwise, correct.

> It would seem as ldap is used as the authentication, but the db is used to
> track the user from a bug perspective. This would be correct?


Precisely.

Regards
Marc