Mixed profiles w/Samba-PDC

Jeremy Allison jallison at whistle.com
Wed May 27 17:28:04 GMT 1998

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:

> jeremy would say (if he was awake right now and reading your message) that
> we have to provide backwards-compatibility support as we have real users
> out there already.

Au contraire :-) - I have always been explicit that the PDC
support is pre-alpha, and will change a *lot* between now and
1.9.19alpha. Indeed I'm going to remove the 'domain sid' parameter
before then (that'll break *everyone's* smb.conf files :-)

Whilst Samba PDC is in pre-alpha, real users be dammed (they
knew what they were getting into :-) :-).

The only backwards compatibility we have to be *very*
careful of, is not to break documented parameters that
are in the 1.9.18 series - as the people running the
'stable' release will expect to be able to upgrade to
the 1.9.19 stable release without parameters dissapearing
from smb.conf (I'm going to change some of the parameter
defaults though, as currently some of them don't make



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