[SCM] Samba Shared Repository - branch v3-2-test updated - initial-v3-2-test-1441-ge4f46d5

simo idra at samba.org
Wed Jan 16 20:54:48 GMT 2008

On Wed, 2008-01-16 at 14:46 -0600, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> Volker Lendecke wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 16, 2008 at 02:21:51PM -0600, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
> >> That's a pretty big change.  Why?  Personally I think it is
> >> the right thing in the long term, but it not necessary for
> >> standalone servers which I think are the majority of servers.
> > 
> > As I said, I can live with smbpasswd forever. I just thought
> > it would be a good idea, but I see that might be more hassle
> > than necessary.
> Others should weight in.  But my guy feeling is that the
> adds complexity to the basic use case which is a standalone
> file server.  Without adding a lot of benefit to that case.

In all honesty I do not see where all this added complexity is, we use
exactly the same tools (smbpasswd/pdbedit) to manage both, and tdbsam is
more feature complete.

And I personally see an added benefit in *not* let people mess up with a
text file manually.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org>
Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat Inc. <ssorce at redhat.com>

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