passdb.c and nmbd

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Sun Nov 29 17:57:35 GMT 1998

On Wed, 25 Nov 1998, Jeremy Allison wrote:

> Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > ok, there's a simple (relatively speaking) solution.  split passdb_ops
> > into smb_passwd and sam_passwd operations.  smbd links against both: nmbd
> > links only against smb_passwd ops.
> > 
> I'm glad you got there without any input from me :-).
> I always hated the way you glued the smbpasswd and
> sampasswd stuff together :-). UNIX is UNIX and NT
> is NT and never the twain shall meet (except for
> Samba... :-).

yessss :)

ok, watch out for a mega-commit, from the weekend.
> > which we probably ought to do on a unix basis, not an nt basis, which is
> > _another_ way of solving the problem.  *oh* except we may need to answer
> > in "appliance" mode, so we can't do that, have to stick with smb_passwd
> > darn darn :)
> Let's fix the issues with 'appliance' mode when we're
> *designing* appliance mode - not now.

oh, ok.  however, i don't like making life difficult for future issues, so
i won't implement anything but i'll just bear it in mind.

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