coding volunteers needed for msrpc server-side API conversion
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at samba.org
Wed Jan 26 21:57:45 GMT 2000
ok, people, i _really_ need help with this. i estimate that if i work on
this full-time it's going to take about... two weeks.
i have one volunteer for the samr functions. it's been two days, already,
and i'm only half-way through samr.
that means, nothing else gets done, and samba-tng current cvs is broken
because the _samr_lookup_rids() function goes into an infinite loop on
that stupid unix-lookup stuff. so, if i get to it, it will be in over two
weeks time, based on current schedules, which means everyone gets to
suffer two weeks of email, "i can't get samba-tng to work".
i'm intending to replace the broken passdb/*.c and groupdb/*.c code with a
proper samr implementation, but _only_ after the samr conversion.
to help jean-francois with the spoolss code, i'd like to have spoolss
converted over, too.
more hands, light work...
On Tue, 25 Jan 2000, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> if anyone wants to help with a very boring but basically self-consistent
> task, i'd really appreciate it. the goal is, examine rpc_client/cli_*.c
> functions, e.g samr_open_domain(), and create a srv_*.c function with
> EXACTLY the same paramaters called _samr_open_domain(), for all functions
> in rpc_client/cli_*.c and srv_*.c.
> please see samba tng's rpc_server/srv_samr.c and samrd/srv_samr_passdb.c
> for examples of the code-conversion in progress. i cut/paste a section of
> proto.h from rpc_client/cli_samr.c into the top of samrd/srv_samr_passdb.c
> to make this job easier.
> if you want to help out, then please follow these instructions, in order
> to avoid duplication of effort:
> 1) EITHER: refer to http://samba.org/listproc/samba-technical and look for
> messages with this subject line OR: change your subscription to non-digest
> mode on samba-technical.
> 2) post a message to samba-technical in reply to this message (exclude the
> text) saying which MSRPC pipe and which functions in that pipe you would
> like to volunteer for the conversion.
> 3) wait 20 mins or so, refer to samba-technical, see if anyone else also
> volunteered. sort it out between you so as not to duplicate effort.
> 4) examine and follow the example code plus the coding STYLE, please.
> put copyright your name 2000 at the top of the file in the GPL header.
> istarted out by making 2 copies of rpc_server/srv_samr.c and then go from
> there. changes to rpc_parse/parse_*.c::make_r*() functions are sometimes
> necessary. changes to rpc_parse/parse_*.c::make_q*() functions are NOT
> necessary and should not be done.
> 5) send me a diff -u patch, they're far easier to read before doing patch
> -p0 < your_diff. send it as an attachment not inline text because your
> emailer or mine may word-wrap anything over 80 chars in length.
> i will be chewing through srv_samr.c from the top: if anyone wants to
> start at the bottom and work up, i'll meet you somewhere in the middle :)
> please follow the reporting instructions above.
> <a href="mailto:lkcl at samba.org" > Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton </a>
> <a href="http://www.cb1.com/~lkcl"> Samba and Network Development </a>
> <a href="http://samba.org" > Samba Web site </a>
> <a href="http://www.iss.net" > Internet Security Systems, Inc. </a>
> <a href="http://mcp.com" > Macmillan Technical Publishing </a>
> ISBN1578701503 DCE/RPC over SMB: Samba and Windows NT Domain Internals
<a href="mailto:lkcl at samba.org" > Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton </a>
<a href="http://www.cb1.com/~lkcl"> Samba and Network Development </a>
<a href="http://samba.org" > Samba Web site </a>
<a href="http://www.iss.net" > Internet Security Systems, Inc. </a>
<a href="http://mcp.com" > Macmillan Technical Publishing </a>
ISBN1578701503 DCE/RPC over SMB: Samba and Windows NT Domain Internals
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