Rant on controlled migration [was: Changing security parameters]
mbp at samba.org
Fri Nov 23 19:01:04 GMT 2001
On 12 Nov 2001, David Collier-Brown <davecb at canada.sun.com> wrote:
> Concrete proposal re the labourious part:
> Introduce the new parameters in 2.x, map it
> to the security=x implementation, warn loudly
> if it's used wrong, mention quietly if it's
> used right.
> Mention quietly if other parameters are
> inconsistant with the values set (eg, auth
> server set with auth order = unix)
> Put the new code into service in a late 2.x
> **development** release, providing
> Phase compatability out starting with 3.0:
> in 3.0.0, warn loudly if compatability used,
> in 3.1.0 diagnose and halt.
That sounds very good. By adding some framework to loadparm it should
be possible to do most of it without complexifying the code that
uses the values.
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