svn commit: samba r22418 - in branches/SAMBA_3_0/source: . include lib nsswitch smbd

James Peach jpeach at
Sat Apr 21 21:48:59 GMT 2007

On 21/04/2007, at 2:35 PM, Jeremy Allison wrote:

> On Sat, Apr 21, 2007 at 02:29:31PM -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
>> Ok, this is on the borderline of being too intrusive for
>> me. launchd is an Apple-specific technology, not released
>> as Free Software.
> Ok, my mistake - it's under Apache license. The Apache
> license isn't compatible with GPL though (see the
> FSF website for details).

On OS X, the launchd APIs are system libraries, so I'm not sure why  
the GPL-compatibility of the source is a issue.

>> I'd like you to revert this and let's work out a way
>> of having a separate Apple-selected server.c that contains
>> this platform specific code.
> I still want to see this separated out a little more
> please. Looks very intrusive to the main startup.

Sure, I'd be happy to refactor this. Can you give me some suggestions  
about how you'd like this to be done?

James Peach | jpeach at

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