CVS update: samba/source/libsmb

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue Jul 2 16:06:02 GMT 2002

"Gerald (Jerry) Carter" wrote:
> On Wed, 3 Jul 2002, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> > > Is there a reason that this has to go into SAMBA_2_2?
> >
> > I don't work in any other area at the moment.
> That's not a real good reason IMO.  The libsmbclient
> code should be sync'd between HEAD and SAMBA_2_2
> so you should be able to work in either branch.
> We really need to leave SAMBA_2_2 alone....

Just watch in that sync-up - tridge fixed up some (quite serious) bugs
in the HEAD version (wins *registrations* in the client) and we don't
want them 'merged back'.

> > >  It looks
> > > like it could potentially de-stablize the libsmbclient library
> > > and I would prefer not to do on 2.2.
> >
> > If we get it right, it should be compatible.
> That's a bug **if** though.  What effect will this have on
> someone running a client written to use
> delivered with 2.2.x after they upgrade?

This worries me - if we do a security release we really don't want to
break stuff in the process.  

> > It would be nice if the two were in step, though, as far as libsmbclient
> > is concerned.
> See comments above.

I have to agree.

Andrew Bartlett

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