dce/rpc "client" api

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at samba.org
Wed Aug 23 08:09:04 GMT 2000

> > then
> > you carefully choose the variables that are legal and included as part of
> > the
> > library interface; you don't throw the whole idea out.
> > 
> 	This is just my personal experience again, but exposing variables as
> part of library interfaces at all seems to me to be just asking for
> maintainence headaches.  I don't think Tridge was planning on exposing many
> globals in the interface anyway, though, from what he was saying.

unfortunately, he is [i just spoke with him about it].

there are over 100 global variables in samba, and it will save a lot of
time by avoiding analysing the ten years' collective experience and
dependencies on these global variables in the smbd source code.

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