"thin" interface to winbind?

Tim Potter tpot at samba.org
Wed Aug 18 11:11:42 GMT 2004

On Wed, Aug 18, 2004 at 12:22:09PM +0200, Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE wrote:

> When you want to attach to /tmp/.winbindd/pipe from within a program currently
> it looks as if you have to include lots of samba-specific stuff. I'm thinking
> about writing libwinbind.{h,a,so} with a thinner layer, along the lines of
> libsmbclient as a rather separate module. Do you think this is desirable? Any
> thoughts on the API?

That was the idea behind nsswitch/wb_client.c though it didn't end up
working out that way.  A better go at this would be a good idea I think,
although it's probably not worth the hassle of turning it into a

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