New features to Samba-3.0?

Jeremy Allison jra at
Fri Aug 1 20:50:00 GMT 2008

On Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at 04:48:44PM -0400, Scott Lovenberg wrote:
> Jeremy Allison wrote:
> >On Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at 04:34:59PM -0400, Derrick Schommer wrote:
> >  
> >>I'll port it to 3.0 while I'm at it.
> >>    
> >
> >We probably won't put this into a 3.0.x release, it's too
> >much of a new-feature to get back-ported (IMHO).
> >
> >Jeremy.
> >  
> Just wondering, is the Samba-3.0 branch maintenance-only now, or is it 
> on a case by case basis? 
> I know the RPM and DEB distros are following the 3.2 branch now and it's 
> filtering down from there, mostly, but I wonder if they'll be back 
> porting patches such as this one for distros that haven't reached EOL yet.

This isn't a patch, it's a new feature. 3.0 is now in maintanence
mode - critical bugfixes + security fixes only.


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