samba 4: a new configuration system?

David Collier-Brown David.Collier-Brown at Sun.COM
Thu Jun 23 14:29:52 GMT 2005

 Once upon a time (Jan 27, 2005) Christoper Hertel wrote:
> I'd love to see something more hierarchical and, particularly, something
> that enforces the relationships between parameters.  Perhaps the way to go
> (with Samba4?) is to build a back-end as has been done for so many other
> systems.  The back-end would need to be able to read and write
> configuration files.  (...and the old smb.conf format would have to be 
> supported for backward compatibility.)
> As usual, this is really a 'money-where-my-mouth-is' sort of thing.  If'n 
> it's gonna happen, someone has to write it.

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