default to tdbsam?

Alexander Bokovoy ab at
Wed Jan 16 20:38:41 GMT 2008

Volker Lendecke пишет:
> On Wed, Jan 16, 2008 at 11:06:21PM +0300, Alexander Bokovoy wrote:
>> The only concern I have is how to handle upgrades in distributions.
>> It looks like there will be need to write preinstall scripts while
>> old testparm is yet in the system and we can 'reliably' detect that
>> old setup was indeed with smbpasswd. After new testparm is in
>> system we'll lose this 'default setting' info.
> Just tried "pdbedit -i smbpasswd -e tdbsam" and it worked fine.
> Sure, this is indeed an issue. But when should we do it, if not now?
> I mean, I could live with smbpasswd as the default forever, but I
> think tdbsam is just the better choice.
I'm all with you on this feature. Let's put a large TODO somewhere to
develop sample %prein scripts at least for supported RPM and
corresponding .deb rules in packaging/ before final release.

/ Alexander Bokovoy
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