TNG suitablity for production systems ?

Jeremy Allison jeremy at
Tue Sep 26 18:08:18 GMT 2000

J.L.Gilmour at wrote:
> Following the recent bickering about TNG, can I ask this of the
> assembled masses...
> How many of us are using TNG in live systems?
> We're running a combination of Samba 2.x and 3.x to run a
> network of 50 or so NT boxes, 300 or so users. Office politics
> lead to the demise
> of a 'real' NT server, and Samba 3 / TNG was *tested* and found to
> be reliable for authentication and file sharing. It had a few bugs
> which stopped printing from working, hence the Samba 2.x servers
> for print sharing.
> It seems stable, but with recent claims I'm now wondering whether
> we're going to run in to BIG problems sometime soon, if the PDC
> goes, we have problems...

If it works for you for what you need, then it's fine.
We just don't want to officially support that code branch
until the functionality is migrated into the "production"
branch - that way many more developers will get familiar
with it.



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a self-assembly Space Shuttle with no instructions.

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