libmsrpc for Samba 3

derrell at derrell at
Thu Jul 7 17:20:14 GMT 2005

Chris Nicholls <skel at> writes:

> I think usinga construct like a server handle could work quite well.  
> Although an application has to initialize it at first, once that's done 
> they won't have to worry about it (aside from passing it into the 
> functions).  Using a libsmbclient context would work well too.  It has a 
> bit more information than I think will be needed for libmsrpc, however 
> it already has a number of useful functions that are ready to use with 
> it (ie the callbacks). Using one would also have the advantage of easliy 
> being able to convert between a libsmbclient context and a 
> MsRpcServerHandle, which I can see being useful to developers writing 
> applications using both libsmbclient and libmsrpc.

Hi Chris,

If you find that you need to make any changes to the libsmbclient context
structure, it's probably worthwhile coordinating that with me.  There are some
compatibility issues that have come up in the past that I'll be able to warn
you about if they appear to be ready to bite again.


(libsmbclient maintainer)

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