[PATCH] Re: Plugable passdb (SAM) modules

Simo Sorce idra at samba.org
Wed Jan 23 01:23:09 GMT 2002

Yes, there are platforms that do not like loadable libraries, but for these
platforms we only need a few #ifdefs to compile the needed module statically, the same way we have done till now.

On Wed, Jan 23, 2002 at 10:49:32AM +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> Simo Sorce wrote:
> > 
> > Absolutely the dlopen() is the way to go in the last!
> > 
> > I would prefer to have all modules loaded as "extern"!
> I don't think this will happen.  We still have platforms that makes this
> a pain (or so I'm told) and its easier to just keep these staticly
> linked.  But where we support it, I certainly don't object - for new
> external modules.
> Andrew Bartlett
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