Should we keep the Samba4 LDAP backend?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue Apr 5 23:56:31 MDT 2011

On Fri, 2011-04-01 at 19:29 +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> I'm wondering if there is much value to be had in keeping the Samba4
> LDAP backends (OpenLDAP and Fedora DS/389) as a supported part of the
> Samba4 AD DC codebase.

Thanks to everyone who responded.

> 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).  

I've removed and edited various wiki pages, so this hopefully won't be a
feature users look for any more.

Does anybody know how to hide options in --help in python?  I would like
to hide these options from our users. 

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 

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