A Samba 4.0 alpha 16 next week?

Luk Claes luk at debian.org
Thu Jun 9 23:21:28 MDT 2011

On 06/10/2011 01:34 AM, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> The OpenChange team would greatly appreciate a Samba 4.0 alpha next
> week, in order to meet some timing constraints with evolution-mapi.
> The OpenChange team cannot use a past alpha release as they need a
> number of the recent fixes, such as 8bit strings in NDR, and also need
> to cope with flag days we have introduced in the codebase, such as
> removing lp_ctx arguments and the server_id_str() function I added last
> night (due to renamed of server_id elements).  
> I therefore propose to work with Jelmer to cut Samba 4.0 alpha 16 next
> week.
> I know there will be a number of features and fixes that folks want to
> get into the tree, but there will always be another release, and I would
> very much like not to have this slip.

AFAICT it's used in production environments, it's quite stable, but it
still misses functionality to call it a final release.

Isn't it about time to call it a beta?



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