Name, life-cycle, directory structure, autoconf, temporary
kludges for wine rpcss subtitute?
ovehk at ping.uio.no
Fri Nov 1 14:01:45 CST 2002
On Fri, 1 Nov 2002, Greg Turner wrote:
> On Friday 01 November 2002 10:21 am, Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> > Greg Turner <gmturner007 at ameritech.net> writes:
> > > This guy needs a name if I'm ever going to start coding it. How
> > > about: Wine Remote Procedure Call System Server aka wrpcss.exe.so?
> > > A little misleading with the "ss" thing, but this name will look
> > > familiar to windows users, and is more accurate than my previous
> > > idea of wine-epmap, since it will eventually need to do more than
> > > just endpoint mapping.
> > If it's ever going to be compatible with Windows rpcss.exe then we
> > should use the same name. Otherwise winerpcss.exe would probably be
> > better to avoid potential name collisions.
> That's a good question... would/should/could our thing ever be
> compatible with the windows one?
I think I'd say dunno/maybe/yes. There's no terribly good reason to make
it compatible, but I know of no terribly good reason not to either (except
for the fact that we don't know exactly how much stuff it does - I think
it does RPC/DCOM registrations, DCOM object activation, and probably hosts
the Running Object Table). It's probably wisest to make it as compatible
as we know how anyway, just in case.
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