[PATCH] Remove non-guest security=share from master

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Feb 16 20:16:59 MST 2012

On Mon, 2012-02-13 at 02:12 +0900, TAKAHASHI Motonobu wrote:
> From: Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org>
> Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2012 23:10:40 +1100
> > Oops, I forgot to CC Kai and Motonobu Takahashi.
> (snip)
> > On Fri, 2012-02-03 at 19:13 +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > Motonobu Takahashi:  I understand this patch would break the complex
> > configuration you posted last year, with a 'read password' and 'write
> > password' for a given share.  Do you think this could be acceptably
> > migrated to a 'read user' and 'write user' by the time you deploy Samba
> > 4.0?
> As I posted at 
>   http://lists.samba.org/archive/samba-technical/2011-January/076069.html
>   , I think that Samba4 should not support "security = share".
> Even if someone likes Windows 9x style share, I think it's time to end
> the support. Because support for Windows 9x was ended at 2006.

Thanks.  I'm still waiting to hear back from Kai, who mentioned on IRC
that he was going to do some testing of the patch I proposed. 


Do you have a view on security=share, and the patch I proposed?


Andrew Bartlett
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Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org

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