extending nss and examples/nss a bit
abartlet at samba.org
Wed Jan 14 02:04:29 GMT 2004
On Tue, Jan 13, 2004 at 01:27:43PM -0600, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE wrote:
> | On Tue, Jan 13, 2004 at 09:43:23AM -0600, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
> |>So my proposal would be to build new library named
> |>libwbclient.so and header wbclient.h
> | You could also argur that /lib/libnss_winbind.so is a
> | stable interface library to winbind that happens to be usable
> | as a nss library and the name prefix is dictated by that nss
> | interface. I'm not enthusiastic either way, but using
> | libnss_winbind.so has the advantage that we have less code
> | duplication the easy way. Otherwise libnss_winbind.so
> | would best end up calling libwbclient.so.
> What about platforms which don't have NSS and therefore
> won't build the nss_winbind library ?
I agree - we have PAM-only and ntlm_auth systems like this.
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