option ldap filter remove in 3.0.20

Guenther Deschner gd at samba.org
Mon Sep 19 14:22:01 GMT 2005


On Mon, Sep 19, 2005 at 11:51:30AM +0200, Ingo Steuwer wrote:
> Hello
> we realized that the option "ldap filter" was removed in 3.0.20. As we need 
> this option in one of our projects to seperate Users on different 
> samba-instances/-servers I'd like to know for what reason the option was 
> removed?

For what exactly do you need it? In the past it was a common source of
misconfigurations for people who did not understand what they were doing
when manipulating it.

I think you have to ask Jerry Carter about this. Maybe there were more
reasons to remove it finally.

> The SVN-Patch was small and changed only two files so we'd like to reactivate 
> this option using it. Is there any chance for this to get back into SVN?

We could readd it as a hidden parametric option maybe. Jerry, that makes

Günther Deschner                    GPG-ID: 8EE11688
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Samba Team                              gd at samba.org
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