proposal for ntdsutil

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at
Fri Oct 19 07:46:25 GMT 2007

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Stefan (metze) Metzmacher schrieb:
> Hi William,
>> I have started work on the "ntdsutil" utility for samba4, though I admit
>> to have not gone very far.  Is there any interest in this utility or any
>> chance of getting it committed back to the samba4 trunk, assuming it
>> provides some functionality?
> Yes, I assume that would be very usefull.
>> Any warnings regarding proceeding down this development path?
> As I assume this will be a larger project it might be usefull
> if you create a git branch for this feature.
> See
> As Samba4 is still only a git-svn mirror you should use git rebase,
> that will make sure your patches always apply cleanly on top of the
> latest svn revision which make it easier to apply on top of a git tree
> once samba4's master repository is also git (as it already is for samba3).

It would also be nice if you could send your unfinished patch now,
do get feedback on the coding style (also read prog_guide.txt in samba4
and README.Coding in samba3) and the general approach.

Maybe it would be nice to have a design which allows a console and
a gui frontend to use the same functions.

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