[SAMBA4] Rename smbd to samba?

Luke Howard lukeh at padl.com
Mon Jun 30 14:58:49 GMT 2008

On 30/06/2008, at 1:36 AM, Volker Lendecke wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 10:33:58AM +1000, Andrew Tridgell wrote:
>> 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?
> My point for just "samba" would be that for example
> "sendmail" doesn't have a "d", as do many other daemons :-)

Yes and sambad sounds more like an error from a certain Windows RPC  
subsystem :-)

-- Luke

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