[PATCH] creds cache and nt create api in libsmbclient

Rafal Szczesniak mimir at samba.org
Fri Feb 29 10:19:29 GMT 2008

On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 08:10:33AM +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 07:23:36PM -0500, Derrell Lipman wrote:
> > I'm working on it now, although I'm still awaiting others' opinions
> > about whether an API/ABI breakage is acceptable.  Now's the time to do
> > it if ever there was (or will be) a time.  If things go well, I hope
> > to have it all working tomorrow.  I'll then need help with how you
> > generate a new version number on a shared library to make it obvious
> > that this is not backward compatible.  I've never done that before.
> How much effort would it be to keep around the current API
> forever, not extend that one anymore and build something
> completely new living next to it?

A bit, but acceptable I think. Basically we could use similar (if not the same)
context structure and build API based on the same cli_* functions. This would
however mean in fact two libraries in one file. I'm not certain we want this.

Rafal Szczesniak
Samba Team member   http://www.samba.org
Likewise Software   http://www.likewisesoftware.com

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