[SCM] Samba Shared Repository - branch master updated - release-4-0-0alpha6-806-gd8c54fd

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Feb 12 12:47:10 MST 2009

On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 12:21:17PM +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 09:39:30PM -0600, Steven Danneman wrote:
> > commit d8c54fddda2dba3cbc5fc13e93431b152813892e
> > Author: Dan Sledz <dsledz at isilon.com>
> > Date:   Tue Feb 10 15:50:39 2009 -0800
> > 
> >     s3: Change behavior when seeing an unknown domain.
> >     
> >     After a lot of testing against various Windows servers (W2K, W2K3, W2K8),
> >     within an AD domain it seems that unknown domains will only be translated
> >     to the local account domain, not the netbios name of the member server's
> >     domain.  This makes samba act more like Windows.
> This one has caused a great deal of discussion in the past.
> I'm with you on the semantics, but at the point where this
> was discussed I eventually gave up pushing it through. I
> don't want to stir up old stories again, but all who had
> stakes in this might want to speak up again.

This patch looks right to me. The older code was historical
behaviour, without much testing. Making us match Windows
behaviour more closely is the principle of least suprises
for Windows admins (IMHO).


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