Where to for Samba4?
abartlet at samba.org
Thu Sep 6 11:24:03 GMT 2007
On Thu, 2007-09-06 at 20:02 +0930, Dan Shearer wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 06, 2007 at 07:22:41PM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > Just because something might be nice to have, doesn't
> > mean we have the resources to implement it. That is what this
> > discussion is about - what we can do, rather than what we would like to
> > do.
> Andrew would it be helpful to create a similarly tenative list only with
> the things that not going to be implemented? Might help focus the
It could be the world, but in particular, I don't think we will
implement in the near future:
- interfaces only used by NT4 management tools (and not MMC)
- RAP interfaces (pre-RPC interfaces to some functionality)
- two-way replication with AD
- A more than minimal SWAT
- forest support (would require that two-way replication)
Given the developer resources available, pretty much any major feature
not already present is not going to be present in a final release.
The only border case is member server support, which I hope to see
improve (frankly, we need all that code for trusted domains anyway)
before we make a release.
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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