local SAM access vs. rpc [was Re: svn commit: samba r13017 - in trunk/source: lib utils

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Thu Jan 19 16:59:16 GMT 2006

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Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-01-19 at 03:10 -0600, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
>> Beyond that the unix domain socket appeals to me.  I'm not sure
>> that it a good thing yet.  The more we eat our own dogfood (internal
>> APIs), the better we will be.  But it's late, and I need to think
>> some more.
> Only marginally related to this, but this provides a good context for a
> point I noticed while playing with Samba4 LDB modules.
> Over the past few months, I've been trying to move as much 'logic' as
> possible from Samba4's initial template files (ldif user/group/etc
> entries for the first-time database) into ldb modules, to determine at
> runtime. 

I think one of the things that Samba 4 has correct is interfaces.
Part of what I want to finally fix is to break out a libsamdb.so
which is used by smbd and net.  The RPC and local access methods
are too intertwined.

cheers, jerry
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