A Samba 4.0 alpha 16 next week?
abartlet at samba.org
Thu Jun 9 23:31:01 MDT 2011
On Fri, 2011-06-10 at 07:21 +0200, Luk Claes wrote:
> 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?
I expect we will step directly into pre releases after this, following
the pattern of 3.6:
However, I need to work out the exact process and timelines with our
I'm just kicking this one out as an alpha to help out OpenChange.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
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