[TNG] Status (and merging)

Matthew Geddes mgeddes at xavier.sa.edu.au
Mon Jul 24 00:15:17 GMT 2000

David Bannon wrote:

> If TNG cannot be merged back into mainstream Samba then that sounds like
> mainstream Samba won't do PDC to W2000 and that is plain scary.
> Can I suggest the team considers slowing down on some of the gee wiz
> functions and concentrating on heading towards a useable product for people
> like me who face the prospect of needing a PDC that accepts W2000 clients
> and provides performance similar to 'main stream' samba. The pressure for a
> product like this is getting pretty significent, even I have started to
> think about products from the Evil Empire ! (Not seriously but Samba must
> fight to remain relevent).

SAMBA_TNG_2_5_GOOD and later CVS work with Win2K, NT, 9x. I have used it
with profiles, Login scripts and printing. User Damager for Domains also
mostly works ;-). Maybe this would be enough for us that have to use
Samba TNG now and let the Samba team work on the merge (samba 3?).

Matthew Geddes
Network Manager
Xavier College
Gawler, SA

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