RFC: passdb redesign

Tim Potter tpot at linuxcare.com.au
Mon Nov 13 18:00:56 GMT 2000

Gerald Carter writes:

> > > yes, but to load two modules at the same time means namespace
> > > problems.  One would have to unloaded first.
> > 
> > You could keep lists of pointers and try fetching/setting user
> > information using each module in turn.  Adding users might get a
> > bit complicated. (-:
> I'm trying to get away from the current use of function 
> pointers.  They get rath ercomplicated to follow in the code.
> I have a few ideas that I just haven't finished fleshing out 
> yet.  Will try to summarize thoswe next week.

Aren't function pointers the only way to access the functions in
a loadable module loaded with dlopen()?

It is a bit of a hassle trying to put breakpoints and/or trace
through code by hand though.


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