2.1 vs. 2.0.x - features missing

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at samba.org
Thu Sep 9 19:12:08 GMT 1999

development trees branched ten months ago the have not been merged since.

On Tue, 27 Jul 1999, [iso-8859-1] Matthias Wächter wrote:

> Hi!
> Sorry for asking this question, but: Why is a lot of code already in 2.0.x
> not in the 2.1.0-prealpha branch?
> The Filename handling (Umlauts etc.) does not work, some files are from
> Nov 98 whereby the same files in 2.0.3 are from Jan or Feb 99.
> Also, swat is broken when using shadow passwords... why are the changes
> made to 2.0.x not updated into the head branch? What's the time these
> changes will be commited? Don't you think they will make more trouble
> applied in the future than applied today?

yes.  i know.  it's pissing me off.  i don't want to talk about it.

> Actually, I wanted to implement Umlauts in Usernames, Servernames,
> Sharenames, Comments a.s.o and thought, it would be best to do it with
> 2.1, but this version lacks a lot of changes done since Sep 98 (f.e.
> smbd/blocking.c is from Sep 98 in 2.1 but from Jan 99 in 2.0.3...)
> I know, version control is not an easy issue, but I think the bugs already
> found should be removed also from the head branch asap.
> Sehr Wus,
> - Matthias
> -- 
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