Samba 4 alpha 15: many warnings etc.

Michael Wood esiotrot at
Sat Apr 30 08:15:33 MDT 2011

On 30 April 2011 13:47, Helmut Hullen <Hullen at> wrote:
> Hallo, Matthieu,
> Du meintest am 30.04.11:
>>>> Perhaps you'd like to help the developers fix these?
>>> Sorry - I'm an end user. I can write (and test) shell scripts, but
>>> nothing with C or python.
>> Then wait and hope for someone to jump on this subject !
>> We often work on best effort and for people who are not paid to work
>> on samba they tend to work on what please them much strangely fixing
>> warning is not the cup of tea of a lot of persons (although useful).
> I know ... but an "innocent" end user may be confused seeing so much
> warnings.

The problem is not whether or not the warnings should be fixed, but
how you "asked" for them to be fixed.  "I've got many warnings etc. -
they should be fixed." sounds like you are telling people what to do
and nobody likes that.

> And testing is a job for end users too (ok - not in their production
> installation).
> Viele Gruesse!
> Helmut

Michael Wood <esiotrot at>

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