splitout of samba-debug (was: Re: [SCM] Samba Shared Repository - branch master updated)
jra at samba.org
Thu Jan 15 13:01:25 MST 2015
On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 08:52:49PM +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 11:19:04AM -0800, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 07:24:38PM +0100, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> > >
> > > OpenChange server is a plugin to Samba, it just provides another DCE/RPC
> > > interface. It is no different from epmapper or winreg. It calls out to
> > > various Samba functions, all of which write to the Samba logs.
> > As Volker points out - both of these are internal to Samba.
> > I don't think OpenChange should be internal to Samba, so
> > let's define how we can make it work as an external plugin,
> > without needing access to Samba internals.
> Don't get me wrong -- I don't want OpenChange inside Samba.
No, I am in violent agreement with you on that point :-).
> I'm just asking whether there's a reasonable way to carve
> out the essential RPC pieces that *have* to link to Samba,
> leaving the rest to OpenChange via some proper IPC
> mechanism, such as a unix domain socket. I could imagine
> that such a RPC layer inside Samba could be pretty static,
> the development I would imagine would happen somewhere else.
Yep. Would help a lot with other plug-in RPC services too !
> Am I completely off? Julien?
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