Remove smbwrapper?

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Tue Jan 3 14:22:06 GMT 2006

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On Sun, 25 Dec 2005, David Collier-Brown wrote:

>   It works fine on Solaris 8 through 10, but I haven't built it lately 
> because it defaults to off instead of auto in Configure. That 
> discourages me from noticing bugs, you see (;-))
>   As it happens, it only uses a small subset of the functionality of 
> loadparm, and therefor doesn't need the dependency on tdb that the samba 
> server requires.  Indeed, it seems odd to me that it depend on smb.conf 
> at all!  It's not a server, after all.

I think the issue more than anything else is that smbwrapper (the current
code, not derrell's) has no maintainer and hasn't been developed since 
tridge dropped it back in the 2.0 days I think.  

I would support removing it an replacing it with derrell's new version
just to ease support efforts.

cheers, jerry
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