Proposal: drop in Sa,mba 3.0.26

simo idra at
Thu May 31 21:36:28 GMT 2007

On Thu, 2007-05-31 at 16:08 -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> * jerry lobs one up for debate
> The libmsrpc code in incomplete, suffers from bitrot, and has no
> maintainer.  The pain of trying to keep in it the 3.0.26 tree
> while moving to the PIDL generated server and client stubs
> is unnecessary IMO.
> I would like to remove it form SAMBA_3_0_26 and siable it
> in the SAMBA_3_0 tree (but leave it in place in case someone
> wants to revisit it after the migration to PIDL is finished).
> COmments?

I know of no users, and I have to cut it out from Fedora packages anyway
cause there is no way to use it without including almost all samba
source in a devel package.

I say, just get rid of it as it is, unless someone steps up to make it
possible to actually use that code outside of samba.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer
email: idra at

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