[RFC] smb.conf in /etc ?

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Fri Dec 12 12:02:55 GMT 2008

On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 05:15:41PM +0100, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> Most packaged versions of Samba 3 already patch Samba to put smb.conf
> in /etc rather than in /lib. Samba 4 already uses /etc. Would it perhaps
> make sense for the next 3.x release series to do this as well, for
> consistency?

Well, much as I'm used to lib/, all distros put it into
/etc/samba anyway. So this will hit all people compiling
their own version of Samba and leave the default paths in
place. And as the combined build release will have all sorts
of upgrade pain anyway, probably this is the least of it.

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