[PATCH] creds cache and nt create api in libsmbclient
derrell.lipman at unwireduniverse.com
Wed Feb 27 18:38:06 GMT 2008
On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 6:56 AM, Rafal Szczesniak <mimir at samba.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 18, 2008 at 03:21:03PM -0500, Derrell Lipman wrote:
> > On Feb 18, 2008 7:42 AM, Rafal Szczesniak <mimir at samba.org> wrote:
> > > On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 10:25:35PM -0500, Derrell Lipman wrote:
> > > > On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 8:05 PM, Rafal Szczesniak <mimir at samba.org> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Hi. I'm not sure what you're trying to accomplish. libsmbclient
> > > > provides a POSIX emulation interface, so smbc_nt_create() makes no
> > > > sense in this context.
> > >
> > > It does if you want to open the named pipe. That was the initial motivation
> > > for these changes.
> > Hi. I can certain see that to open a named pipe, one wouldn't be able
> > to use the existing functions. However, as a POSIX emulation library,
> > it still doesn't fit. You're trying to extend libsmbclient into a
> > brand new area. I believe there's merit in this concept but I want to
> > think about it a bit to ensure that additional non-posix features are
> > easily handled as well. I have some ideas, but need to develop them.
> If we definitely want to keep libsmbclient as a POSIX emulation library,
> then perhaps a separate library for named pipe operations is a better idea.
I got no answer from anyone yet on my proposal to overhaul
libsmbclient for the 3.2 release. I'm working on it anyway. :-) Part
of this work is to make it easy to add non-POSIX functions. Stay
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