where should smb.conf % macros be supported?

Michael Adam obnox at samba.org
Wed Jun 8 02:57:12 MDT 2011

Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-05-31 at 13:41 +0200, Michael Adam wrote:
> > I would very much appreciate if this change could be done
> > (as Volker has already suggested) one parameter per commit.
> > 
> > I think it is dangerous to attempt to change too many things
> > in one commit. It will make debugging more difficult if
> > something breaks.

Thanks btw, for having done these one parameter per commit! :-)

> > Other than that, I agree to making these parameters const!
> One important parameter that I missed in the past change 'netbios
> name'.  
> This seems to have particular code to support % subs, but I would really
> like to have this key parameter constant.
> Any thoughts?

I can't really think of a useful scenario using % macros in
"netbios name", but maybe some of our users have found a niche?

I agree with Volker, that for 4.0 we could rather safely make
this const.

Cheers - Michael

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