[PATCH/SAMBA4] Rename smbd to samba

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Sep 23 20:02:51 GMT 2008

On Sun, 2008-09-21 at 16:02 -0400, simo wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-09-21 at 21:41 +0200, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> > Attached is a patch that renames "smbd" in Samba 4 to "samba", per the
> > discussion on the list earlier.
> > 
> > If there are no objections, I'll push this patch in a couple of days. 
> > 
> > Once this is in, I think the next step is looking at the "sambactl"
> > utility that combines testparm and smbstatus.
> > 
> > Also, would it be a good idea to rename the source4/smbd directory to
> > source4/server ? This directory doesn't contain any smb-specific code,
> > it's all generic infrastructure.
> Seem a god idea yes, the name is confusing as it is.

I'm not sure 'samba' is a great name for a daemon, but sambad is worse,
and I don't have any better ideas.  Let's rename it now, or we never

Andrew Bartlett

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

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