A Samba 4.0 alpha 16 next week?

Collen Blijenberg collen at hermanjordan.nl
Fri Jun 10 04:41:29 MDT 2011

I would really appreciated if you could make the merged-build
into this an future releases. dunno if it's an impossible thing to ask

thanks very much...


On 10-6-2011 7:39, Trever L. Adams wrote:
> On 06/09/2011 11:21 PM, Luk Claes wrote:
>> 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?
>> Cheers
>> Luk
> I know my opinion counts very little, but I think the following MUST be
> added before calling it a beta:
> CIFS (the ability to do symlinks)
> The things that must be done before calling it complete:
> Full Trust Support (including documentation to do it for Samba only domains)
> Full Forrest Support (including all of the sub domains, etc., and
> documentation to create it in all Samba)
> Printing (I am sure others want it, although my setups don't use Windows
> printing even on Windows... it is all IPP).
> Nice to have:
> NTP signing non-blocking
> Ability to set all the name fields, etc. from samba-tool or the like.
> Use 2008R2 unix extensions for storing UID/GID information... or at
> least have them synched S4<->S4 (whether client or server).
> I am sure I have missed a lot of what others want/need. This is just the
> list I need.
> As for Samba 3.6, I am afraid I am late in this cycle, but I would love
> to see something like S4's samba_dnsupdate that actually works (net ads
> dns is currently broken, at least in samba-3.5.8-68.fc15.1.x86_64 et al)
> that works whether it actually is a server or just a client. (Sorry for
> being late on this, I keep forgetting to file a bug report.)
> Thanks,
> Trever

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