[PATCH] Re: Plugable passdb (SAM) modules

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Tue Jan 22 15:56:04 GMT 2002

"Stefan (metze) Metzmacher" wrote:
> Re: Plugable passdb (SAM) modules
> you wrote:
>  >The purpose of posting the patch is to get comments: Is this something people
>  >want, or something that people will object to?
> This is what some people want!!
> With witch version of samba the patches apply cleanly?

The patch (rather modified since its last version on the list) made it
into HEAD on Sunday night.

As to a 'dlopen' module patch - I think its neat, until we get this done
properly.  (We actually need a generic way of doing this, but for

The version in CVS has a 'location' argument, so no need for the extra
lp_...().  I'll change the code to split the 'passdb backend' paramater
into 'name : location' when I get a chance.

We will also need some example modules (so I can test this :-).

Andrew Bartlett

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