PIDL work for 3.0.26

simo idra at
Thu May 31 21:39:25 GMT 2007

On Thu, 2007-05-31 at 16:25 -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> Heads up,
> I've now started or merged the beginnings of converting to
> PIDL on the following pipes
>   * winreg
>   * svcctl
>   * eventlog
>   * lsa
>   * wkssvc (already had this in 3.0.25)
> The dfs, initshutdown, and echo server code has been merged
> from SAMBA_3_0 in its entirety.  The samr and spoolss pipes
> still need some work in either the IDL or pidl before we can
> work on bringing over so for now, ignore them.  The netlogon
> and srsvc code can be done using the proxy call mechanism.
> I'll start on bringing them in next.
> What I would like to see is for us to convert the remaining
> calls one by one.  I suggest that any new calls *must* use
> the pidl generated code.  There is no reason to hand write
> marshalling code any more.
> Thanks to Jelmer and Volker to all their previous work
> and advice to make this an easier task.

Great job guys!
This is an awesome achievement.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer
email: idra at

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