I want to make ADCS support better and I need some advice

David Mulder dmulder at samba.org
Wed Nov 15 19:41:47 UTC 2023

On 11/13/23 2:53 PM, Joe Dillon via samba-technical wrote:
> AIX support is a tier-3 target in rust: https://github.com/rust-lang/compiler-team/issues/553.  Samba already depends dev-depends on rust (selftest requires python3-cryptography).  What's usually a showstopper for rust is gcc support.
> In my opinion, it makes the most sense to not re-invent the wheel though.  I had to write a Certificate Management over CMS implementation in rust because one didn't exist.  Python has python-cmc.  Would pulling in a dependency on python-asn1crypto be acceptable?  As I understand the source, the samba python module doesn't pull in any dependencies right now?
> Am I correct that the modules samba.dcerpc and ldb are currently undocumented?

I've hacked up a way to build Rust via WAF here: 

This is ugly right now. There is probably a better way to do this. I 
don't understand WAF well enough to make sensible changes here.

David Mulder
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