Proposed paths for Samba 4.0
abartlet at samba.org
Tue Jul 12 16:25:13 MDT 2011
On Tue, 2011-07-12 at 18:44 +0200, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
> Am 23.06.2011 12:06, schrieb Andrew Bartlett:
> > On Wed, 2011-06-22 at 18:39 +0200, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
> >> Am 21.06.2011 18:26, schrieb Stefan (metze) Metzmacher:
> >>> Hi Andrew,
> >>>> What exactly should --enable-fhs do?
> >>>> Which paths should it change, what should they be changed to, and what
> >>>> priority order (enable-fhs, gnu options, with options) should apply?
> >>> I'll propose some patches in the next days.
> >> Here's my branch...
> >> http://gitweb.samba.org/?p=metze/samba/wip.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/master4-dynconfig
> >> I'll send some more details about it later...
> > Thanks,
> > I look forward to seeing the details.
> > One concern that I have is that we are back to having
> > users/distributions able to specify very many individual paths.
> > If we want uniform behaviour from our users and distributors, then it
> > would be worth reducing the number of things that they can set, and that
> > we have to test. That's why I did --with-sockets-dir for example, which
> > allows us to add more sockets without adding more parameters that
> > distributions have to keep up with.
> Ok, I've removed some of the options again.
> I'd propose the following patches.
Thanks for doing this.
The only remaining comment I have is that I would like the three-letter
tags expanded. Longer names would be easier to comprehend while reading
Once we get this in, I would like to further propose reducing the number
of paths even further, but for now I do really appreciate you putting
your mind to this challenge.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
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