svn commit: samba r12695 - in
abartlet at samba.org
Wed Jan 4 04:23:58 GMT 2006
On Tue, 2006-01-03 at 23:46 +0100, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 04, 2006 at 09:42:28AM +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote about 'Re: svn commit: samba r12695 - in branches/SAMBA_4_0/source/scripting/libjs: .':
> > On Tue, 2006-01-03 at 17:22 +0000, jelmer at samba.org wrote:
> > I still don't think we should allow a dot here. It may be allowed by
> > crh's rules, but I think we are just asking for pain in Samba4 if we
> > allow it.
> > Does windows allow such a name in 'system -> computer name'?
> Samba 3 allows it so it is necessary in some cases to have, in order
> to have a clean upgrade path.
There are many 'features' of Samba3 that Samba4 will simply be unable to
support. Consider what DNS name would be formed by this?
We need a robust 'bail out and ask the admin to amend' procedure in the
upgrade code. When we know this is highly likely to cause problems, we
shouldn't allow it.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College http://hawkerc.net
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