Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Nov 29 07:27:59 MST 2011

On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 03:21:12PM +0100, Kai Blin wrote:
> Hi Volker,
> >> or completely retire it until someone volunteers to do that.
> >> Keeping a broken library should be verbotten.
> > 
> > So until someone steps up to do the design and work to create a
> > replacement I will try to keep the IDL conversion in a private
> > branch, right?
> The way I understood Simo there was that killing libsmbsharemores
> completely for 4.0 was OK, assuming nobody steps up to design and
> maintain said replacement. He just said we shouldn't keep broken
> libraries around, and I fully agree there.

Right. But the problem is that the Samba Team has given the
promise to keep this library up to date forever, an
important OEM is using it in a proprietary product. So we
are pretty stuck here unfortunately.


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