obnox at samba.org
Tue Nov 29 10:14:07 MST 2011
> On Tue, 2011-11-29 at 12:06 +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> > Hi!
> > Under
> > http://git.samba.org/?p=vl/samba.git/.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/locking-idl
> > find a patch that converts locking.tdb to IDL. The problem
> > is -- this breaks libsmbsharemodes which already is quite a
> > bit rotten these days (not all data fields supported, no
> > cluster support etc). We could go through some hoops to
> > update libsmbsharemodes to the new format, but once we start
> > playing with SMB2.1 leases and support for disconnected
> > clients our internal assumptions about the locking.tdb data
> > model changes. The ABI we export via libsmbsharemodes will
> > only move further away from what we have in locking.tdb.
> > What shall we do about this situation?
> I think it is ok to break it for a new major release (4.0 ?), but we
> should either get someone to designa replacement made to survive 4.0
> release development without ABI breackage or completely retire it until
> someone volunteers to do that. Keeping a broken library should be
As Volker has initially remarked, this thing will break anyways
with all the upcomping SMB2 work. So let's retire the thing as
you said. I.e if I got you right drop libsmbsharemodes.
Cheers - Michael
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