splitout of samba-debug

Julien Kerihuel j.kerihuel at openchange.org
Fri Jan 16 03:08:14 MST 2015

On 15/01/15 19:44, Volker Lendecke 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.
> To be honest, it's a bug then that the relevant parts of
> OpenChange are not part of Samba. Isn't it possible to
> create a pipe-interface to OpenChange with the appropriate
> auth blobs? If I remember correctly the Exchange protocol is
> actually very few DCERPC calls shipping yet another
> rpc-style blobs back and forth. Assuming this is right,
> can't we put the DCERPC piece into Samba proper and create a
> unix domain socket passing on the MAPI (??) blobs?
> Volker

This could work but presumably only to some extent.

Moreover this would require a significant rewrite of OpenChange,
architecture and code.


Julien Kerihuel
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OpenChange Project Founder

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