CVS update: samba/source/libsmb

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Thu May 16 06:31:02 GMT 2002

Gerald Carter wrote:
> On Thu, 16 May 2002, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > >
> > > On Wed, May 15, 2002 at 09:12:48PM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > > >
> > > > I think that Samba 3.0 should be released with approximatly the current
> > > > set of features + 2.2 printing, with only the usual bugfixes/ etc being
> > > > merged across.  We have a very well QA'ed product at the moment - I
> > > > would not like to loose that in the feature squese.
> > >
> > > There's a lot more work that needs to be done in that branch.
> > > It really isn't very well QA'ed at the moment actually... :-(.
> >
> > any area in particular?
> >
> > My comment was based on the work I've seen the various NAS vendors
> > putting into it.
> Jst out of curiousity, what other NAS vendors out there are running HEAD?
> I'm only aware of Quantum.

I think the sam-solutions people are also working in that area.

> > In any case, I really see the need to get 3.0 out the door - and am
> > looking forward to a 3.0.x to target other goodies at.
> Agreed, but I seem to remember that some people owe me documentation
> and you owe me a smbpasswd wizard since you championed the "make encrypted
> passwords the default 3.0" move. :-)  Or at least make sure it gets done.

I'm not really sure a wizard can help that much here... (as this bit
doesn't change the config file.  There are other changes however...)

But I agree with jra's suggestion that we should just detect the 'no
smbpasswd and we need one' stage and just not start the deamon at all,
leaving load message on console.  The tricky bit is figuring out when
that is the case...

> I'll be posting a list of other things that will need to get done before
> 3.0 goes out the door.

That will be good to see.  I just want to see some movement here - or
else a release will never happen.


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

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