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From Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <l...@samba-tng.org>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Some named pipe hacking...
Date Thu, 21 Jun 2001 15:43:41 GMT
On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 07:44:25AM -0700, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 02:35:19PM +0200, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > thanks bill!
> > 
> > recommendation.  use the actual expected format for pipename:
> > pass in "\\.\\PIPE\pipename" _not_ "pipename" and have it
> > hidden / constructed by apr.
> 
> Can you please give a concrete example why you need this?
 
we would like to rewrite TNG's services using APR.

that includes, but is not limited to:

a NetBIOS redirector, running on ports 137, 138, 139 and 445

a NetBIOS Name Server (WINS), running on top of the NetBIOS redirector.

a Network Neighbourhood server, ditto.

an SMB server, ditto.

a LANMAN server, running on top of the SMB IPC$ server,
which is actually with an interface of \\.\PIPE\LANMAN
[which is why i am advocating pipes]

a SAMR server, same thing, running DCE/RPC over \\.\PIPE\samr

an lsarpc server, same thing

a NETLOGON server

a svcctl server

a srvsvc server

all of the dce/rpc services are currently bounced out via
a unix-domain-socket, and i would like to use an APR
framework for the portability of this project.

the NetBIOS and SMB ones are currently 'taking over' ports
137, 138, 139 and 445, however there are people out there 
who would like to make a NAL out of this stuff so that
others can 'join in the fun'.


> I don't think any of us are seeing why you need to use the Win32 naming
> conventions for a pipe.  What you are suggesting goes against all of the
> precedents in APR.  -- justin

whoops :)  like i said, i am aware that the 'traditional' focus of
APR has been to emulate unix and make it portable that way.

lukes

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