Re: SWAT in Samba4
"Gerald (Jerry) Carter"
Tue, 11 Sep 2007 12:37:36 -0500
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Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 11, 2007 at 11:12:48PM +0930, Dan Shearer wrote:
>>> For what it's worth, IMO SWAT is a waste of your effort. Your
>>> energy would be better spent on DC functionality. Your decision
>> Do you have any current comments on libelektra as a preferred solution?
>> Volker sketched out an approach at
>> http://lists.samba.org/archive/samba-technical/2006-June/047744.html and
>> you mentored a student to implement parts of this at
> Without being authoritative here -- nobody uses
> elektra. I've had a *VERY* brief look in the gnome-config
> stuff after Günther told me about it. Might not be pretty,
> but it's actually used.
The gnome config stuff would introduce a heavier dependency
I agree that libelektra is somewhat of a bust for us. We
looked at internally in Centeris as well and it lacked
a notification API on key/value changes IIRC. That could
Any storage backend would be somewhat interchangeable for
us as we would almost certainly wrap it in our own API.
Perhaps ldb is a better choice here. I'm not honestly sure.
There should be a system config API on *nix but there's just
not a uniformed model that people can be guaranteed to be
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