[PATCH] Deprecate 'bind interfaces only' parameter
jpeach at samba.org
Sun Dec 11 00:22:58 GMT 2005
On Sun, 2005-12-11 at 11:15 +1100, James Peach wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-12-08 at 22:35 -0800, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > On Fri, Dec 09, 2005 at 03:30:16PM +1100, Tim Potter wrote:
> > > Is there really any need for two parameters to manage which interfaces
> > > Samba is to operate on? The attached patch deprecates the 'bind
> > > interfaces only' parameter which doesn't seem to do very much at all
> > > really.
> > >
> > > The only problem I can see is that setting 'bind interfaces only = no'
> > > and having an interfaces line will be broken, but then it's broken now
> > > anyway. It will just be broken differently.
> > It's the nmbd use that is key - the use in nmbd_packets.c. Don't
> > remove it yet please - this needs some serious study as to what
> > it's doing in that code (I remember adding it for a very specific
> > reason to do with multiple interfaces and broadcast packet detection
Is this related to the Linux arp flux behaviour?
http://linux-ip.net/html/ether-arp.html section 2.1.4 ...
James Peach | jpeach at samba.org
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