Samba 2.2.3a --with-nisplussam

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Mon May 6 15:47:02 GMT 2002

Gerald Carter wrote:
> On Tue, 7 May 2002, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > Gerald Carter wrote:
> > >
> > > On Tue, 30 Apr 2002 Thomas.Mieslinger at wrote:
> > > > That's it for now. Is anyone out there using the NIS+ Features in Samba?
> > >
> > > Very few.  and it is maintained by people outside the Samba Team.
> >
> > I'm wondering if it would be best moved to a pdb_plugin in HEAD.
> >
> > What do you think?
> Sure, but it is still in maintaince mode in 2.2.x
> Toomas has been good about fixing bugs, but he has left
> the University now as I underatand it.  Are you saying that you
> want to maintain it?  Someone will have to pick it up
> for HEAD/3.0 or else it will get weeded out by the nature
> of changing branches.

The code currently exists in HEAD, but I don't know if it even
compiles.  It #ifdefs out the whole passdb subsystem at the moment (like
2.2 does for all of them).  I'm fine to just kill it, and would happliy
'reaccept' it as a plugin
in examples/pdb.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at

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