Should we keep the Samba4 LDAP backend?

Nadezhda Ivanova nivanova at
Fri Apr 1 06:54:11 MDT 2011

+1. It is very difficult to support and getting more difficult as we improve
the DS implementation. If there aren't any use cases for it, we should not
support it.


On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 2:09 PM, Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at> wrote:

> On Fri, 2011-04-01 at 19:29 +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > My proposal, if accepted, would be simply to remove the wiki pages and
> > the ability to build the ldap-backend with provision (perhaps leaving an
> > option for the test scripts).
> >
> > When we later need to make some change that is directly incompatible
> > with the LDAP backend, then we can easily decide to do that later,
> > knowing it is no longer a goal.
> >
> > What do folks think?
> +1. It may still be nice to pursue in the future, but let's not have it
> hold us up for now.
> Cheers,
> Jelmer

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