e: Problem to use VFS modules

Gerald Carter gcarter at valinux.com
Wed May 9 14:10:53 GMT 2001

On Wed, 09 May 2001 01:31:12 Ganesan Rajagopal wrote:
> >>>>> "Andrew" == Andrew Tridgell <tridge at samba.org> writes:
> > btw, your message does confuse a couple of things. It is quite
> > possible to have multiple alternative subsystems (eg. ldap, tdb and
> > smbpasswd) with an ordering chosen in smb.conf without having
> loadable
> > modules. Look at the existing "name resolve order" option for an
> > example. What having loadable modules gives you is the ability to
> add
> > new functionality without changing the core source code or
> > recompiling..
> Agreed. But this is not possible with the way the
> current passdb module is written; all modules have an 
> interface with the pdb_* prefix; so you can compile in 
> only of them. 

Yes.  I know.  This will most likely be moved into a structure 
of function points to allow for multiple instances.

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