Using winbind with Wine

Rafal Szczesniak mimir at
Wed Sep 25 11:30:19 CDT 2002

On Thu, Sep 26, 2002 at 03:08:29AM +0930, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Sep 2002, Rafal Szczesniak wrote:
> > 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''.
> I do not think that libsmbclient is the right way to do this. I think that 
> the correct way is to make the various Samba client RPC libaries available 
> as separate DSOs so that clients can make dirrect use of what they need. 
> Then the wine group can possibly build a thing DLL wrapper around the 
> underlying RPC libraries.

AFAIK, that's where we go ie. separate ms-rpc layer. It won't happen
tomorrow, anyway.

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