winbindd, (radio)active directory and other pains...

Alexander Bokovoy a.bokovoy at
Wed Jul 17 01:27:04 GMT 2002

On Wed, Jul 17, 2002 at 04:23:14PM +1000, Bogdan Iamandei wrote:
> 	I am trying to make winbindd talk to the local AD swerver here
> and it is not too clear to me whether there's a difference between
> 2.2.6-pre and 3.0-pre.
> 	It seems to me that 2.2.6-pre is not really working (unless I
It indeed shouldn't work as it lacks AD functionality completely.

> am doing somehthing wrong) and 3.0-pre is not compiling the shared
> libs in nsswitch because of an error in configure script at the point 
> where it checks whether the compiler can create shared libs. This 
> happens with Sun's CC.
> 	So, my questions are: is there any difference between winbind
> in Samba2.2.6pre and HEAD? Is there anyone who got winbindd talking
> to an AD on Solaris/Sparc? If yes - how? :)
There is a huge difference between winbindd's code in those CVS branches.
HEAD has support for AD while SAMBA_2_2 hasn't. Could you please show what
configure reports in config.status for this check of shared libs?
/ Alexander Bokovoy
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is all about.

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