Remove smbwrapper?

David Collier-Brown David.Collier-Brown at Sun.COM
Tue Jan 3 14:29:16 GMT 2006

I agree: I'll take a close look at Derrell's' code, but
from my brief look, it looks quite good.


Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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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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