Samba 4 alpha whatever raise your hand

Matthieu Patou mat at
Wed May 19 01:30:15 MDT 2010

Hello Wilco,
>> There is plan, at least I'm interested in the job, the pb is that it's
>> not for the faint of heart as the spec don't look too simple.
>> There is also sub spec for the compression algorithm (which look like
>> rsync at glance).
>> So it's better not to expect it too soon.
> I'd like to help out on this as well, but not before I have the GPO
> editing and apply stuff done on a single DC. But please, don't wait and
> pick it up! I haven't looked at the full spec yet, but it seems you need
> to implement DFS with DFS replication with the remote differential
> compression (Check for patents?) and the FRS for Windows 2000 and 2003
> (!R2) replication.
Clearly I don't see FRS as a huge priority, I don't see the point right 
now to spend time on a protocol that is phased out.
But who knows ?

> Regards,
> Wilco Baan Hofman

Matthieu Patou
Samba Team

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