Disable SMB2 for 3.6?

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at samba.org
Thu Jul 7 08:48:52 MDT 2011

Hi Volker,

> In response to a user bug report I've discovered a deep
> architectural flaw in our SMB2 server: The credential
> handling is not cleanly done in a central place but spread
> out over way too many places. The symptom is that a
> secondary tcon happens to be called as the user who has
> issued the last SMB2 request, not as root as it has been
> done in SMB1. This breaks quite some assumptions deep inside
> our code. Finding such an architectural flaw at this late
> stage in the release process scares me to death. So I would
> strongly recommend that we disable compiling SMB2 in by
> default and only enable it as highly experimental for 3.6.0.

This patch should fix the problem:


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