unnecessary rpc code removed from SAMBA_2_0

Jeremy Allison jallison at cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Wed Feb 24 17:42:22 GMT 1999

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> USRMGR.EXE and SRVMGR.EXE will no longer run, not that they ran correctly
> anyway, on smbd in the SAMBA_2_0 tree, i just removed the code for this. i
> also removed rpcclient and rpctorture, there are stub files left in order
> that the main cvs repository is not damaged.

Well that code may have to be replaced.
Please don't make such decisions without *any* consultation.

> one of the reasons for doing this is to make it clear that samba 2.0 does
> not support nt domains as a pdc.  i'd _really_ like to remove the NETLOGON
> support altogether, and if people complain about it (which they will) then
> advise them to move to main cvs and take the 20% or so performance hit on
> file sharing (which is the same as the previous stable samba series).

People cannot do that. The file sharing in HEAD is *broken*
right now. Not just slow.

> i want to avoid giving microsoft a justifiable reason for putting up a KB
> article saying "do not use samba it damages nt clients" due to people
> complaining about nt and clearcase or nt-based scanner software (the
> LookupAccountNames and LookupAccountSids MSDN functions are very fragile
> in NT and samba 2.0 can cause nt to break, badly).

This is not a good enough reason, sorry.

We need to discuss this asap.


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