[Samba] Re: psexec for Linux and svcctl.idl changes

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Jul 6 17:41:36 GMT 2006

On Thu, Jul 06, 2006 at 07:30:06PM +0200, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:

> He did send the diff to the IDL file, which I've just applied. 

Yes I saw that.

> However, I'm not too keen on putting in the winexe patch (at least not
> in the current state.. I think linking a Windows binary into Samba is a
> very very bad idea. 

Indeed :-).

> Also, there are also other minor issues:
>  * Code style
>  * Use of // for comments
>  * Use of manually written prototypes in the C files
>  * Use of direct headers (<termios.h>, etc) instead of <system/xx.h>
>  * CamelCasing
>  * The Windows code should (imho) go in some different place
>  * Even /if/ we did think including a .exe in Samba was ok, 'winexe'
> should be made optional because we don't want to require people to
> install MSVC in order to build Samba.

These are minor things we can easily fix. I just don't want
this to get lost as it looks to provide significant functionality
for people.


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