Guidelines for releasing Samba PDC support
Jean Francois Micouleau
Jean-Francois.Micouleau at dalalu.fr
Thu Nov 4 09:00:17 GMT 1999
On Thu, 4 Nov 1999, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> Gerald W. Carter wrote:
> > * merging of 2.1 into 2.0 (JF is working on (has complted?)
> > this
I have a merge of the sept, 27th code of both branches. The merge is done,
I'm fixing the code to compile it.
> The problem is that the 2.1 code was never complete w.r.t.
> some things like user/group/alias management. This is a
> basic requirement of an 'official' PDC.
> Now I know Luke has 1000 different irons in the fire, with
> NTLMSSPv2, the new rpcclient code etc. etc., but this
> means that the HEAD branch is in a state of *constant* flux,
> which no-one except Luke can deal with (as he's the one
> causing it :-).
> I'm hoping that J.F.'s snapshot freeze will provide a stable
> enough base to attack this problem with a non-mutating
> code base.
here is the problem :-) I want a stable merge release and at the same time
all of Luke's new code. I don't want to see yet another samba branch in
the cvs repository. Merging 2 versions and storing it in a new branch is a
> The HEAD code in J.F.'s port will need to use the tested
> 2.0.x RPC code, with error checks etc. He may already
> have done this.
That's what I'm doing right now.
> Good idea bringing this discussion up though.
there are still *many* technical issues to resolve before using the merge
as a base for the next samba version.
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