samba 4 smb.conf substitutions
abartlet at samba.org
Thu Jan 3 23:12:36 GMT 2008
On Thu, 2008-01-03 at 13:42 +0000, Amin Azez wrote:
> Are % substitutions going away in Samba 4 or is it something I can start
> fixing now?
> In loadparm.c:
> #define standard_sub_basic talloc_strdup
> means that lines like:
> include = /usr/local/samba/etc/server-%i.conf
> results in smbd complaining:
> Can't find include file /usr/local/samba/etc/server-%i.conf
> Home directories seem to use string_sub_talloc and only %H is expanded
> Whats the plans?
Yes, they need to be re-introduced. The challenge is that Samba is no
longer one process per connection. However, Jelmer's work to avoid
using a global variable for parameters could allow this to be done
correctly, for at least some of the basic subs.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc. http://redhat.com
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