Nicolas Williams' source environment variables

David Collier-Brown davecb at
Wed Feb 2 14:36:11 GMT 2000

Peter Polkinghorne wrote:
> David Collier-Brown said:
> [SNIP]
> >   This was too academic, and promptly disappeard from the book, but
> > it is a decent question of the development team: how much
> > programmability should there be in the main smb.conf file?
> This is a good question.  Currently we use conditional includes (based
> mostly on machine name) - if there include otherwise not.
> Also use ordering to allow override of defaults - whether set or not.

	Ok, a question:
	The smb.conf processing includes code to mark a
	section "invalid" and scavenge its space.  Would
	a "valid if %m == foozle" or an "invalid 
	if %m != boozle" option allow you to simplify
	your smb.conf?

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