[proof of concept] libwbclient.so
Gerald (Jerry) Carter
jerry at samba.org
Tue Sep 4 17:39:54 GMT 2007
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> On Tue, 2007-09-04 at 11:21 -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
>> This still makes no sense to me. Winbind is the LSA service
>> of Unix. Your FreeIPA server should be built upon system
>> services. Write your own daemon, link against libwbclient,
>> Write backends for your daemon and do whatever you want.
> My service would do pretty much the same job as winbind,
> that's why I see them very affine.
Your service may implement a similar features but
it does not appear to be a replacement for Winbind.
So I don't see any need to continue an abstract
discussion. Looks to me that FreeIPA is doing providing
a different service. You only want to piggy back off
of Winbind's infrastructure.
> Perhaps by mechanism you mean something different from
> what I mean.
Frequently the discussion of policy vs. mechanism is used to
discuss device drivers in the kernel. But the same applies
to Code Reuse as mentioned here:
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