Remove functions from SAMBA_VERSION_STRING
abartlet at samba.org
Thu May 4 02:41:11 GMT 2006
On Thu, 2006-05-04 at 09:39 +1000, James Peach wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-05-03 at 06:57 -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> > Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > > I would like to remove the ability to use C functions, and
> > > instead bring it back to a simple macro. This ensures that
> > > we never allocate in the fault code (as a C function in
> > > this location would probably have to allocate it's return value).
> we have to allocate to print a stack trace
Samba4 does this without allocation. (Just using a lot of stack)
> > > As version strings should never change at runtime, any more
> > > complex expressions could be included in a script to generate
> > > VERSION, if required.
> > >
> > > SAMBA_VERSION_STRING could then return to being a constant string.
> > >
> > > Any objections? Metze wants this in sync between Samba3 and Samba4
> > I've never used it. If metze wants to remove it, them
> > that's fine with me since it was his code to begin with IIRC.
> > James, Lars? Have you guys ever used it for packaging?
> My packaging build includes a patch that sets
> SAMBA_VERSION_VENDOR_SUFFIX to a string literal. Having some way to flag
> that smbd is a vendor version is necessary, but I don't mind what it is.
> I don't need any function calls for this.
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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