Samba3 backend for pidl?

Tim Potter tpot at
Mon Aug 16 10:27:46 GMT 2004

On Mon, Aug 16, 2004 at 12:08:51PM +0200, Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE wrote:

> > rpc_server/srv_foo{,_nt}.c  I'm sure that's what you, Jerry and Jelmer
> > have been doing and it looks like it hasn't worked (twice?).
> The problem is: I was there, did that. It worked. Then a day later I took the
> then-current stuff from Samba 4 and had to do most of the work again, because
> stuff had changed. Then I started discussing stuff with Jerry and we came to
> the 'moving target' conclusion. Thus my idea to create a separate pidl backend
> that might be a bit more stable in the stuff it generates.

Is this the "much simpler (and smaller, faster etc) way of doing
relative pointers in pidl" change in r1757?  I'm surprised that this
caused you to do most of the work again.  It's always easier the second
(and third) time anyway.  (-:

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