Obsolete settings, still around

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at switchboard.net
Sun Mar 8 13:02:15 GMT 1998

On Sun, 8 Mar 1998, Giampaolo Tomassoni wrote:

> Dear all,
> I was looking for the actual code of the 'domain controller' setting and, unsurprisingly, I discovered it to be declared in loadparm.c, but never used elsewhere.
> Being curious, I made a small script to discover other samba settings declared but never used, by which I got the following list:
>     announce as             (lp_announce_as)
>     announce version        (lp_announce_version)
>     preload, auto services  (lp_auto_services)
>     character set           (lp_character_set)
>     domain controller       (lp_domain_controller)
>     getwd cache             (lp_getwdcache)
>     keepalive               (lp_keepalive)
>     load printers           (lp_load_printers)
>     max packet, packet size (lp_maxpacket)
>     time server             (lp_time_server)
>     volume                  (lp_volume)

thanks, thomas.
> I don't know if any of them became obsolete with NTDOMAIN, if they are used by other means than their lp_ function (so not really being obsolete), nor if this is the right list to which report this stuff.

well, it may not exactly be the best place to report this (samba-bugs with
subject line starting with BUG?: probably, but at least i can say that
this list is cultivating some very helpful people.



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