[PATCH] Regexp filter mechanism for the browse list
muehlenhoff at univention.de
Tue Apr 3 14:57:03 GMT 2007
we implemented a browse list filter mechanism for a customer with a very large
environment of Windows clients.
By configuring a regular expression in the newly introduced config
option "browse_dat filter" a list of hosts can be suppressed to appear in the
The check has been added to several places in the code, where it appeared to
be needed. However, in our internal QA tests only the filter check in
nmbd_serverlistdb.c has been triggered. I'm not overly familiar with the
Samba code base; if you believe the checks in nmbd_sendannounce.c and
nmbd_synclists.c are superfluos, please tell and I can respin the patch.
regexp(3) is POSIX, so I included it unconditionally in includes.h. If you
need additional changes or prefer a different configuration item name or
other stylistic changes, please speak out.
Moritz Mühlenhoff muehlenhoff at univention.de fon: +49 421 22 232- 0
Development Linux for Your Business fax: +49 421 22 232-99
Univention GmbH http://www.univention.de/ mobil: +49 175 22 999 23
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