Is there any way to impliment dl_open in our nsswitch for -current so that samba's winbindd can work on FreeBSD?
----- Forwarded message from Richard Sharpe <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> ----- Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 11:29:24 +1030 Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: Richard Sharpe <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "David W. Chapman Jr." <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED], SAMBA TECH List <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Subject: Re: windbindd User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:0.9.8) Gecko/20020205 David W. Chapman Jr. wrote: >On Wed, Feb 13, 2002 at 10:48:09AM +1030, Richard Sharpe wrote: > >>David W. Chapman Jr. wrote: >> >>>>>Is there any reason winbindd is not supported on FreeBSD? I'm just >>>>>curious of the hold ups, maybe I can get things rolling from the >>>>>FreeBSD team if there is anything we need to do? >>>>> >>>>This is an interesting question. Here at Panasas we have rolled our own >>>>support by communicating directly using TCP. >>>> >>>>The issue, when I last looked at it, was a good nsswitch implementation. >>>> >>>>I would be interested in keeping across this issue. >>>> >>>Well FreeBSD-STABLE (4.x) doesn't have nsswitch, but FreeBSD-current (5.x) >>>does. That may be part of the problem. >>> >> >>That was the first problem I encountered ... I suspect that, barring >>some screwed up tests in configure, it will work. I guess I should >>update my repository and check out FreeBSD-current and see. >> >> >I would appreciate it if you could let me know what you find. As the >maintainer of the FreeBSD samba port I have received a few requests >about this. > Hmmm, having had a brief look at what I think is FreeBSD-current, it seems that the nsswitch implementation does not use dl_open to pick up shared libs so that it can be extended ... :-( This is a crucial piece of functionality for winbindd, it seems. >-- >Richard Sharpe, [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED] >www.samba.org, www.ethereal.com, SAMS Teach Yourself Samba >in 24 Hours, Special Edition, Using Samba > ----- End forwarded message ----- -- David W. Chapman Jr. [EMAIL PROTECTED] Raintree Network Services, Inc. <www.inethouston.net> [EMAIL PROTECTED] FreeBSD Committer <www.FreeBSD.org> To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message