Bug in nmbd_become_dmb.c (CVS 1.7 3.somehting) [patch]

Tim Potter tpot at samba.org
Fri Jan 31 03:51:53 GMT 2003

On Tue, Jan 28, 2003 at 07:50:27AM -0600, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:

> > I still think we _need_ to introduce a "server role" paramter, leaving
> > the other active for tuning, but so that new admins will not get mad to
> > have a decent configuration.
> > 
> > server role = share|server|member|PDC|BDC|ADS
> > 
> > or something like that.
> And i'm still not convinced that it adds any value.  I just adds one more 
> way to configure things (functionality we can already do) and confuses 
> people reading older, but still valid, documentation.

It adds value in that Samba is easier to configure.  The smb.conf file
is our "user interface" and it quite frankly is a big mess.  Anything
that simplifies the configuration adds value.

Tim (who promised himself not to get involved in this argument again but
couldn't resist (-:)

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