[Samba] Re: swatlib?
bgmilne at cae.co.za
Wed Oct 22 10:34:14 GMT 2003
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> From: Alex <itzaberhad at yahoo.com>
> Subject: [Samba] Re: swatlib?
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> Hi John,
> Well... that's a tough one. I'm under the gun to do some php
> thing with samba's config. Either template based, or something off of
> loadparm.c. It just strikes me that the guts of the config file
> loading, saving and parsing are already implemented in C, yet are only
> used in cgi.c by swat.
> My C is VERY rusty (haven't coded a good solid app in about 8+
> years)... On the other hand, getting a php module out of that code
> would be pretty sweet and make a lot of people's life easier.
> So what I'm gonna do is 2 things. First, make a little parser bridge
> for testparm's output (php-ize the output and use that for constraints
> checking), and try to make a loadparm lib.. it won't be a try swat
> replacement, just something to deal with samba's config file.. I'll give
> a stab at it.. nothing official. Unless it a success.
Before you go totally down this road, you may want to at least look at
The smb.conf parsing is working well enough that there is a perl-GTK2
gui available (work in progress).
A php or html frontend should also be possible.
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