samba netbios / namedpipes domination: a comparison with linu x having a proprietary web server built-in

Jeremy Allison jra at
Wed Jan 9 17:34:31 GMT 2002

On Thu, Jan 10, 2002 at 01:49:41AM +0000, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> no, it's worse than that: by not providing an independent
> "Named Pipes" API for independent programs to get data proxied
> and channeled through to IPC$, the situation is _worse_ than
> that provided by microsoft.
> at least microsoft _provides_ a NamedPipe API, and better yet,
> they bloody document it!  search for "CreateNamedPipe" on the
> MSDN, and you'll find it, instantly!

I hope you realise that the plug in module mechanism suggested
by Andrew gives you the same semantics as the named
pipe API on WNT/W2K.....


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