[SAMBA4] Rename smbd to samba?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Jun 27 00:54:07 GMT 2008

On Thu, 2008-06-26 at 21:49 +0200, 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 ?

That seems reasonable.  Then the other names are available unambiguously
if someone wants to split the daemons apart for SELinux  (such a person
would naturally get to keep both pieces, and have to build the right
init scripts). 

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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