WIP WSP patches

Volker Lendecke vl at samba.org
Thu Aug 18 13:04:06 UTC 2016

On Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 01:31:30PM +0100, Noel Power wrote:
> On 18/08/16 12:10, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 29, 2016 at 05:20:58PM +0100, Noel Power wrote:
> >> As promised here is the current set of patches for (work in progress)
> >> WSP (Windows Search protocol) It would be really great to be able to
> >> have this as an experimental feature. There are alot patches involved,
> >> some of them you have seen before but they never really got progressed.
> >> I hope I can get your help to push on further with this -)
> > Sorry it took so long: I would feel a lot better if this went without
> > modifications to core rpc_server.c. Is it possible to write this as an
> > external daemon listening on a unix domain stream socket, like the
> > fssd.c does. This might not be RPC, but raw pipes, but the idea should
> > be the same.
> I don't really get it, wspd is currently intended to be configured as an
> external daemon listening on a unix domain socket same as fssd does,
> 'setup_named_pipe_socket' that handles all of that is essentially what
> has been changed in rpc_server.c, the necessary changes needed to
> support that are imho pretty minimal. The alternative if I understand
> what you mean is to duplicate that functionality (basically the server
> loop) in wspd itself.

I think we have to wait for Stefan Metzmacher to really dig into this
and provide an alternative approach. Until then I would put this on hold.

With best regards,

Volker Lendecke

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