dce/rpc "client" api
Cole, Timothy D.
timothy_d_cole at md.northgrum.com
Thu Aug 24 19:05:43 GMT 2000
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeremy Allison [SMTP:jeremy at valinux.com]
> Sent: Thursday, August 24, 2000 14:45
> To: Cole, Timothy D.
> Cc: 'Gerald Carter'; 'samba-technical at samba.org'; 'lkcl at samba.org'
> Subject: Re: dce/rpc "client" api
> "Cole, Timothy D." wrote:
> > Can everything that uses DCE/RPC over SMB be made to use DCE/RPC
> > over TCP instead?
> Yes - just specify a different transport endpoint.
> > > Very few apps use DCE - ask yourself why ?
> > >
> > I would expect a _lot_ of NT apps that require that sort of
> > use MSRPC...
> I meant UNIX apps. Anything that uses MS-RPC uses DCE under
> the covers.
I meant Unix software written to interact with existing NT apps that
> > Since you put it this way, _if_ this happened in the future,
> > wouldn't it be better (at that point) to break out the common
> > in a separate library/service that both Samba and the other software
> Yes - at that point (when there are two major projects
> depending on it) it would make a lot of sense to do the
> work to split out the functionality.
> But we're not there yet, and to quote Blofeld in "Diamonds
> are Forever", "Mr. Bond, it's late, I'm tired and there's
> so much left to do....".
Okay. I think this thread can die a long-deserved death now. :)
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