[PATCH] Reintroduce support for RPC modules

Andreas Schneider asn at samba.org
Fri Feb 19 13:52:57 UTC 2016

On Friday 19 February 2016 14:36:08 Ralph Boehme wrote:
> Hi Andreas,
> On Fri, Feb 19, 2016 at 02:27:02PM +0100, Andreas Schneider wrote:
> > On Friday 19 February 2016 13:39:47 Ralph Boehme wrote:
> > > As mentioned in the tevent-glib-glue thread, I have a small patchset
> > > that reintroduces the possibilty to build RPC services as modules.
> > 
> > with building modules we had a lot of problems in the past. We have some
> > code you can't build as a module, even if you can specify them as a
> > module.
> not sure you noticed the fact that this patchset actually only adds
> support for one specific module.
> > I'm sorry but I don't want to have this **** again while packaging. There
> > is only one option.
> Nothing to worry about actually, as long as you don't build with
> --enable-spotlight *and* --with-shared-modules=rpc_mdssvc_module.
> So I don't really understand your problem with this.

This is how it always starts and in the end we end up with a mess again.

It is *only* one module and then 10 and then nobody are about loading them as 
a module anymore and then from 10, 8 of then only work if linked statically.

We had this in the past and it ended always like that. That's simply why I 
don't like it. I'm fine if *all* RPC services are compiled and loaded as a 

If the majority thinks this is a good idea, then I will review the code. From 
a quick look I already have several comments ...

	-- andreas

Andreas Schneider                   GPG-ID: CC014E3D
Samba Team                             asn at samba.org

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