[SAMBA-TNG] using and createing libsmb and libmsrpc

Steve Langasek vorlon at netexpress.net
Fri Jan 21 21:57:54 GMT 2000

On Fri, 21 Jan 2000, Cole, Timothy D. wrote:

> > > hey, pams aren't reentrant, are they?

> > They can be.  I've seen some that weren't.  I won't guarantee that
> > pam_smbpass
> > is reentrant, either, since when I started work on it, I didn't know how
> > to
> > write reentrant code. :)  Probably something I should work on cleaning up.

> 	Basically don't use global or static local variables, and don't use
> any non-reentrant library calls (i.e. any that return a pointer to a static
> buffer somewhere that gets filled in by each call), and you should be most
> of the way there.

Yes, but I didn't know all that back /then/. :)

> 	As a bonus, reentrancy gets you most of the way to thread-saftey,
> too.


-Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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