To release Samba 4.0 'as is'

Ira Cooper samba at
Wed Nov 30 15:02:59 MST 2011

Thank you Jeremy,

In fact I'd go as far as 1 documented and supported.


On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 4:37 PM, Jeremy Allison <jra at> wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 12:55:05PM +0100, Kai Blin wrote:
> >
> > Can we reasonably release Samba AD Server 4.0 soon, that is just an AD
> > DC server, and knows a little bit of file serving so it can server
> > SYSVOL and NETLOGON? We clearly state by name and documentation that
> > it's designed to be and AD DC, and if you're trying to do anything
> > else it might as well eat all the food in your fridge and put all the
> > wrong DVDs in your DVD cases.
> Nope, this isn't going to work, sorry. Volker is right on this.
> We need to ship with only one fileserver enabled by default
> for both DC and member server cases.
> Having the other one there to be enabled by the user is fine,
> but by default both AD-DC and fileserving should use the same
> code. Trying to do it this way will lead to massive confusion
> amongst users.
> Jeremy.

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