Checkin 7669bc3c898 creates warnings in Samba3

Matthias Dieter Wallnöfer mwallnoefer at
Fri Sep 25 02:12:04 MDT 2009

Hi Jeremy & Volker,

sorry - I'm so sorry. I took the opposite way to fix the warnings. Maybe 
I should have published my patch here first - so I would have prevented 
this trouble. Anyway - the next time I know about this problem and try 
to be more careful.

One point left: I would like to reapply the move of the two list 
pointers in "user_ok" (smb/passwords.c) into the blocks - just to be 


Jeremy Allison schrieb:
> On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 12:00:10AM +0200, Matthias Dieter Wallnöfer wrote:
>> Hi Volker,
>> all should be alright now. I hope you are satisfied with my correction  
>> methods. Otherwise please comment!
> I don't think these are correct.
> str_list_make and str_list_make_v3 should *not* return const
> strings. They're never used in that way in the code and in
> the test harness they're expected to return char **,
> not const char **. You're having to cast away const
> in every usage. This is a sign you've got the API
> wrong.
> Look at what it's doing. It's taking a const char *
> and splitting it into an allocated list so it can be
> changed. It needs to return char **.
> You can allways assign char ** to const char ** without
> a cast, it's the other way round (the way you have now)
> that causes the problem.
> Jeremy.

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