(samba4) winbind "protocol"???

Kai Blin kai at samba.org
Thu Jun 30 03:21:05 MDT 2011

On 2011-06-30 08:44, Andrew Bartlett wrote:

> I think that would be a really useful advance.  It would give a nice
> split between the parts of the protocol for nss and (I presume pam) and
> the parts that are for other purposes, allowing us to make one part much
> simpler than the rest.   

Additionally, it allows us to make the part that is linked in everywhere
(nss) really slim, while using some more intelligent marshalling for the
"rich" pipe.

> It's quite similar to the way Samba4 implements both IRPC and the struct
> bade protocol. 

Yup, pretty much, just that we could also allow non-internal RPCs in
there. And as we can hide away all the complexity behind libwbclient,
nothing much will change for our users.


Kai Blin
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