[PATCH] cifs-utils: new plugin architecture for ID mapping code

simo idra at samba.org
Fri Dec 7 08:51:37 MST 2012

On Fri, 2012-12-07 at 10:30 -0500, Jeff Layton wrote:
> Ok, first "official" posting for the plugin architecture. Changes
> since
> the original RFC set:
> 1/ init_plugin() and exit_plugin() functions have been added to the
>    plugin API. The init passes back an opaque handle so we can
>    potentially use this in threaded programs later if needed.
> 2/ the plugin function names are more distinct, now prefixed with
>    "cifs_idmap_".
> 3/ the code has been changed to never dlclose() the plugin and rely
>    on it to be closed at exit. That makes things a lot simpler...
> Original description follows...

Looks generally good to me, I like where you painted the line between
functionality and complexity :)


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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