tdbsam as default passdb backend in 3.4

Jeremy Allison jra at
Tue May 26 21:52:49 GMT 2009

On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 10:20:37PM +0200, Michael Adam wrote:
> Ok, this is the only thing, whether we are too late in the
> release preparation phase with a pre-release (but not rc)
> already out of the door. I can't judge if this change is
> too big to enter after prerelease-stage. I still vote for
> it to go into 3.4.

What does Karolin think ? As release manager I
respect her opinion here.

> > Making this change in master means that we get more time +
> > testing resource to make sure the changeover goes smoothly.
> I think the main point here is the users / packagers.
> According to Simo, Fedora uses tdbsam in the default smb.conf,
> and I think Debian does the same. So these are already two
> big distros without any problem.

Can we check this please ?

> I can't imagine what kind of special testing this change would
> require us developers to do. But maybe I am too naive. :-)

Upgrades.... What if someone has no "passdb backend = "
parameter, and is currently using smbpasswd...

> So let's at least put this in master immediately.


> And don't stop discussing this here...

+1 also.

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