user interfaces for samba4 or samba3 configuration
jorgar at gmail.com
Wed Sep 6 03:39:11 GMT 2006
On 05/09/06, derrell at samba.org <derrell at samba.org> wrote:
> "Gerald (Jerry) Carter" <jerry at samba.org> writes:
> > Jeremy Allison wrote:
> >>> Please let me know if there's interest in either of these projects.
> >> I was planning to look at the SOC configuration library
> >> code for Samba3 - I'd be very interested in you adding
> >> a front end to this !
> > I really don't want ejs in Samba 3. I'm open for discussion
> > but this has a big -1 from me right now.
> I wasn't proposing putting ejs in samba3. My proposed possible samba3 project
> (if not working on replacing ejs with SpiderMonkey in samba4) was to use the
> new configuration library in samba3, write PHP bindings for it (using apache,
> not embedding any web server or scripting language) and begin working on a gui
> for configuration using the capabilities of that new library.
My 2c is that there is a lot of value in having scripting bindings for Samba
configuration APIs, since there are already dozens of configuration GUIs
for Samba which would benefit from bindings
I think there is less value in having an actual configuration GUI. To usefully
manage a file (or directory) server, you need to be able to manage a lot more
than just Samba, so I wonder whether having a unique GUI for Samba is
James Peach | jorgar at gmail.com
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