waf: convert NDR_NBT into shared library.

simo idra at samba.org
Wed Nov 9 17:02:15 MST 2011

On Thu, 2011-11-10 at 10:40 +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote: 
> On Thu, 2011-11-03 at 20:09 +0100, Günther Deschner wrote:
> > 6e670739003fc522b02327d033dc03fec13d3c29
> > waf: convert NDR_NBT into shared library.
> I'm curious about this, because I like to keep an idea of how folks are
> using Samba's public interfaces:  What are your plans for using the nbt
> and cldap netlogon layer in a public library?

Yes I am about to build a CLDAP server for FreeIPA.

> I'm also wondering why you needed
> > 2ecd50116c22536f9a77131bc14a64915a2fc12e
> > librpc: remove nbt dependency to samr.
> I agree that the account flags (like the account name) here is pretty
> pointless, but it is nice to have them show up as account flags in
> ndrdump etc (I'm not sure if wireshark uses them for this file, but
> elsewhere that is also important).  Presumably something made you remove
> this, what was it?

I guess to avoid a dependency from nbt to samr ?

> Anyway, I'm not objecting to the change, just curious to understand the
> background properly.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org>
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. <simo at redhat.com>

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