[SAMBA4] Rename smbd to samba?

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at samba.org
Mon Jun 30 08:29:55 GMT 2008

Andrew Tridgell schrieb:
> Hi Jelmer,
>  > > I had this discusion with tridge a few years ago and he wanted to keep
>  > > 'smbd'. But for me it would be fine to call it 'samba'.
>  > Ah, ok. tridge, do you still prefer keeping the name smbd? 
> I don't mind if it is renamed to samba, although perhaps sambad would
> be more in line with conventions?
> I also think the various config/status utils could do with a
> rename. One possible approach would be:
>   sambad - main daemon
>   samba  - status/config tool. Replacing 'net', 'smbstatus', 'testparm' etc
> So admins would run "samba status" to get status. They would run
> "samba config show" to do what testparm does.

you said that 'sambad' ("sam" "bad") was a bad name...:-)

what about 'samba' and 'samba-ctl'


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