[SAMBA4] Rename smbd to samba?

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at samba.org
Thu Jun 26 22:53:28 GMT 2008

Am Freitag, den 27.06.2008, 01:21 +0300 schrieb Sergey Yanovich:
> Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> > In Samba 4, Samba is now a single daemon (i.e. not smbd + nmbd). It also
> > does a lot more than just the SMB protocol, as the name smbd suggests.
> > Would it make sense to rename the main daemon binary to "samba" to
> > reflect these changes ?
> I am trying to split Kerberos, and maybe LDAP also, off Samba4. Not sure 
> when this can be completed, though.
I'm skeptical that this is possible and that the required changes would
be accepted by the upstream projects, but even if.. 

Samba implements more than just SMB, LDAP and Kerberos. Other
protocols are CLDAP, DCE/RPC, NetBIOS, SMB2, RAP, WINS, ...



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