[SAMBA4] Rename smbd to samba?
jelmer at samba.org
Mon Jun 30 15:28:10 GMT 2008
Am Montag, den 30.06.2008, 10:29 +0200 schrieb Stefan (metze)
> 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.
Yeah, merging some of the daemon maintaince tools seems like a good
idea (and a new major version seems like the right time to make that change).
> you said that 'sambad' ("sam" "bad") was a bad name...:-)
> what about 'samba' and 'samba-ctl'
Yeah, samba and samba-ctl (or sambactl ?) seems better to me as well.
Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at samba.org> - http://samba.org/~jelmer/
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