ldap and password/group API redesign?

Gerald Carter gcarter at valinux.com
Fri Jul 13 19:30:08 GMT 2001

On Wed, 11 Jul 2001, Shahms E. King wrote:

> I'd like to finish/re-write the current LDAP code in Samba and get it
> to a usable state, but I wanted to post to the list and see if anyone
> else was actively working on this (the marginally outdated "Projects"
> page on samba.org says it's in DESIGN), so I could avoid code and
> effort duplication if possible.  Also, the projects page indicates
> that the password and group stuff is undergoing a redesign, which,
> were I to write a working LDAP backend for the current design would
> necessitate rewriting it for the new API (also producing "wasted" code
> and effort).
>   The page also seems to imply that the same folks who might be
> working on the LDAP stuff are also working on the API redesign, so
> communicating with them would be in my best interest ;-)
> Is the latest and greatest in this regards in the CVS, or is there
> someone/someplace else I should look?

The latest code is in HEAD. However, if you can give me until the middle
of next week, I will have much more to say about this (I have to finish
some deisgn notes).  Ping me on Thursday of next week and we'll talk it

cheers, jerry
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