option ldap filter remove in 3.0.20
Gerald (Jerry) Carter
jerry at samba.org
Mon Sep 19 14:22:49 GMT 2005
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Ingo Steuwer wrote:
> 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?
> 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?
The option didn't work, and was not always applied consistently.
We had too many configuration errors by users who had misconfigured
or misunderstood the option. It was simply historical baggage.
You can present your case, but it will take a lot of convincing.
Perhaps if you give some specific examples of what filter you use.
Of course, it's a small change so you can always just keep it as
a local change.
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