SMB libray suitable for use in non-Samba projects

Jeremy Allison jeremy at
Fri Nov 17 17:10:21 GMT 2000

On Fri, Nov 17, 2000 at 04:57:25PM +0000, Matt Peterson wrote:

> Agreed.  The problem is not that there is code missing, but that the
> existing code is not organized to be built as a clean library -- most
> obvious is the absence of an externally useable header file.  The
> changes we will submit, as previously mentioned, can be summarized as a
> new Samba build target "libsamba".  We expect that the majority of the
> changes will be to the Makefiles with code changes limited to the header
> files.

Sounds good !

> I interpreted this as a "thumbs up" from the Samba team and requested
> clearance from management to put my team to work on the project.  The
> project was approved with a very strict schedule (2 or 3 weeks).  We are
> making preparations to start working on the project beginning Monday
> next week.  

Ok - for your code changes, target the "HEAD" branch as
this allows more changes right now. Once the work is done
I'll look into getting it merged into 2.2.


		Jeremy Allison,
		Samba Team.
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