New developer.

Lars Roland lroland at
Thu Nov 25 14:24:40 GMT 2004

I have mostly done linux kernel development (I work part time as Linux
kernel developer, dealing with secuity structurs in the kernel). I
will pop online on samba-techinal as soon as I get home, also I will
try looking at the JFS bug.

thanks for all the answars.

On Thu, 25 Nov 2004 09:55:56 +0100, Simo Sorce <idra at> wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-11-24 at 22:02, Lars Roland wrote:
> > Hi all.
> >
> > I am a new developer in the samba community I have an Mc. in
> > Mathematics and Computer science and consider myself a skilled
> > developer. I have checked the samba 4 branch out, and would like to
> > start development here (it seams to me that there is much more fun to
> > do in the 4 branch than in the old one). So if somone more skilled
> > than me could point me to areas that are newbie friendly then I would
> > be happy.
> To answer this question I think one need to know what are your areas of
> interest and in what areas have you worked before.
> There's a lot to do in samba4, not only we rewrote lot of the foundation
> code and changed the samba internal architecture, but we also broadened
> our field of action as a consequence of our goal to provide a competible
> AD replacement.
> I would advice you to read carefully the prog_guide.txt and
> talloc_guide.txt files at the root of the tree and our other developer
> docs. And if you like the mean, come to irc on
> where you can talk directly with other
> developers.
> Simo.
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