[GSoC 2013]Interested in Porting Samba to GTK3

Prannoy Pilligundla prannoyp.1994 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 19 14:14:22 MDT 2013

Hello Dhananjay,

Thanks for the mail.As i am a beginner in Samba,can you please suggest
me where to start from.

Looking forward to hear from you

Prannoy Pilligundla

On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 12:06 PM, Dhananjay Sathe
<dhananjaysathe at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Prannoy,
> If you have a look at the https://github.com/dhananjaysathe/samba-gtk in the
> Gtk-3 branch. It has all already been ported to Gobject based Gtk3. The
> toolkit in general works but it does a few showstopper bugs affecting some
> functionality that would be nice to have. The issue presently (as of the
> last time i tried) is to do with the samba-python bindings. While we did
> manage to plug a lot of these holes and added a some functionality, they
> seem to change and are broken. The user manager is complete and works (some
> work can be put in here) but again, some functions are missing the right
> data, due to lack of documentation (esp the methods which are samba specific
> and not documented in MSDN) . Some other methods are not fully/partially
> implemented (add/remove shares). Similar issued with the regedit module most
> of it works but certain rare corner cases cause it to crash seemingly at
> random. Perhaps a bit of work could be done on the bin utilities , again the
> methods here changed drastically (mgmt, epmapper, misc) are now mixed up and
> the MSDN docu is not too useful and pydoc is sparse, the regedit in the bin
> is not ported to Gtk3 but there is an rpc based implementation in the
> sambagtk package now so , i presume it would be a duplicate , any missing
> functionality could be added in to the new utility . The domain join stuff
> should work in theory , may need some debugging , as of the last time
> whatever worked in samba-python was tested and fixed, some underlying stuff
> is broken there too.
> If you could try it out and perhaps try fixing these, perhaps some changes
> have been made in samba-python so the methods now work. If you run into any
> issues drop a mail , ill try responding asap. Jelmer could advice you better
> over what is the current todo status. Also I will revisit the code and see
> if we can make it work , else at-least release a stable build of the stuff
> that works and could be quite useful, later we could plug the holes and add
> in the stuff as it gets fixed.
> Cheers !
> Cheers !
> Final Yr Undergraduate , BITS Pilani, Goa.
> Research Assistant , RoboEarth Project
> Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control,
> ETH Zürich, Switzerland.
> dhananjaysathe at gmail.com |  f2009260 at goa.bits-pilani.ac.in | dsathe at ethz.ch
> | +41 76-710-2202
> On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 3:18 PM, Prannoy Pilligundla
> <prannoyp.1994 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 7:36 AM, Bjoern Baumbach <bb at sernet.de> wrote:
>> > The SoC article is slightly deprecated.
>> Is there a SoC Ideas page which is being maintained for this year?

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