Using winbind with Wine

Rafal Szczesniak mimir at
Wed Sep 25 10:17:37 CDT 2002

On Wed, Sep 25, 2002 at 03:06:05PM +0200, Martin Wilck wrote:
> Am Mit, 2002-09-25 um 00.55 schrieb Andrew Bartlett:
> > As to unicode, I
> > have designated one call as being in utf8, to cope with external
> > interaction, so it's possible things can happen here.
> What matters to wine is that if a call goes like this:
> Windows app <-> wine <-> PAM or other API <-> winbind <-> RPC <-> Windows server,
> we must ensure that the Unicode string wine receives from the app 
> reaches the server ungarbled.

Seems like you'd like to see one more library as winbind's companion.
However, if libsmbclient is licensing stumbling block, then similar
situation may happen with such winbind's library :(
Besides, I'm not sure whether designing another library is ``the good
way out''.

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