Possibilities for using winbind libs with Samba < 4.2.1

Arran Cudbard-Bell a.cudbardb at freeradius.org
Tue Dec 8 14:56:09 CET 2015

> On 8 Dec 2015, at 08:39, Herwin Weststrate <herwin at quarantainenet.nl> wrote:
> This question is mainly for Matthew, since he is the author of
> auth_wbclient.c. I just tried to use that on our Debian systems, but
> then I saw that Samba version 4.2.1 was required. It seems that this
> version introduced the used method wbcCtxAuthenticateUserEx. Older
> versions (4.1.something on the current Debian stable) do however have a
> wbcAuthenticateUserEx, that looks like it does about the same thing, but
> without the context-object that the first method uses.
> Is there a specific reason that you used the functionality from Samba
> 4.2.1, or do you think it could be possible to make it work with older
> versions of Samba as well?
> I'm more than willing to actually write the code myself, but maybe you
> had already concluded that it won't be possible to make it work with
> older versions, than it would be a waste of time to try to make it work.

Threading issues I believe?


Arran Cudbard-Bell <a.cudbardb at freeradius.org>
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