svn commit: samba r264 - in branches/tmp/VOYAGER/source:
groupdb include libsmb nsswitch passdb smbd
idra at samba.org
Mon Apr 19 07:46:06 GMT 2004
On Sun, 2004-04-18 at 22:28, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 18, 2004 at 10:23:34PM +0200, Simo Sorce wrote:
> > The real question was: why do winbindd need to call smbd? (I suppose it
> > is through rpc). Winbindd can have direct access to all informations it
> > needs.
> It's a matter of my personal taste. We do have a perfectly working
> implementation of group and alias listing, why duplicate that in
> winbindd_passdb.c? This way winbindd_passdb can go away again.
> I simply like having as little code as possible.
The problem is that there's people that may be running winbindd only, no
Plus adding a new comunication layer may lead to other bugs. Linking
directly to the code instead keeps it unique and simple.
Simo Sorce - idra at samba.org
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