Is there a reason to have source4 in 3.4 releases?

Karolin Seeger kseeger at
Thu Aug 20 03:42:42 MDT 2009

On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 07:35:56PM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> Why?  If our users notice, it actually means that we have the problem
> that we are trying to avoid.  
> That is, either nobody (developers running 'make test' as a QA measure
> excepted) is using source4, then nobody should notice.
> Alternately, if anybody is using the code in source4, and it matters to
> them that it's removed, then that implies that they are expecting that
> we will provide support, security updates and stability promises for
> that code.  

We would remove something that has been announced for the 3.4 series.
Removing e.g. a configure option (--merged-build) in a minor release is
not possible IMHO.



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