dce/rpc "client" api

Cole, Timothy D. timothy_d_cole at md.northgrum.com
Mon Aug 21 16:43:44 GMT 2000

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Gerald Carter [SMTP:gcarter at valinux.com]
> Sent:	Monday, August 21, 2000 12:33
> To:	Mayers, Philip J
> Cc:	'samba-technical at samba.org'
> Subject:	Re: dce/rpc "client" api
> "Mayers, Philip J" wrote:
> > 
> > The real shame of it is that two DCE/RPC libraries 
> > might end up being available. If you're using an 
> > IDL compiler, which calls the library to marshall/unmarshall, 
> > then the non-Samba library is going to make sense, and
> > the auto-generated codebases (samba and not-samba) are
> > going to diverge. That could be costly in the future.
> I don't think we are talking about implementing a dce/rpc
> over SMB library in Samba.  Just supporting the necessary 
> services that clients require to do our job.
	...which basically means a DCE/RPC library of some kind, whether or
not Samba is the only consumer.

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