Management of Samba

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Wed Mar 25 17:13:07 GMT 1998

On Wed, 25 Mar 1998, Jean-Francois Micouleau wrote:

> On Thu, 26 Mar 1998, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > absolutely piddling easy.  if you wanted a new version of an interface,
> > you create a new number for it (12 bytes plus an interface version?) and
> > then create your new functions.
> > 
> > or you could add a totally new function number.  or increase the version
> > number of an existing interface.
> or you can create a new pipe, eg : \\PIPE\sambaadm

sorry, i forgot to say: you would create a new interface, and you would
_also_ give it a name, e.g as you say j-f: \PIPE\sambaadm.
> > each new function will take about half an hour to an hours' work to code
> > up.
> time is depending of the state of your fingers and how well you wrote your
> protocol spec :-)

and your ability to use cut-and-paste.

> Currently I'm spending more time on decoding frames and on paper writing
> the protocol used than really coding !!! That's the fun part of the job !

yeah, i know.  try without the paper :-)

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