[PATCH] Deprecate 'bind interfaces only' parameter
jra at samba.org
Sun Dec 11 00:48:49 GMT 2005
On Sun, Dec 11, 2005 at 11:22:58AM +1100, James Peach wrote:
> 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?
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