Next stable version of Samba.

Allen allen at
Thu May 18 23:04:11 GMT 2000

D.Bannon at said:
> The fact is that we cannot just stop Samba Version numbers at 2.0.x
> Mainstream samba will NEVER fulfill the 2.1 requirments mentioned in
> the book. All development towards PDC is in the TNG branch  and works
> very differently from how 2.1.0 would have been described.

> If it was possible that the behaviour of 2.1.0 would eventually be
> merged into mainstream samba it would be a different matter, however
> when the PDC stuff appears there, it will behave like TNG, not 2.1.0.
> So the book is wrong, nothing can be done about that. 

If that is the case, why not renumber it to 4.0.0, with statements to the 
effect that it breaks old instructions.

As I understand it, if this is such a MAJOR rewrite, then a MAJOR renumber 
should be in order.

again, my 2c
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