Samba 4.0 beta2 in two weeks time, roadmap to release?

Mark Rutherford mark at
Tue Jun 5 08:12:28 MDT 2012


Regarding support for printing.
Would that be something implemented in 4.0 or is that much further down 
the road?

Thanks again for all of your hard work making this happen!

On 6/5/2012 10:08 AM, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> Would it be too soon to attempt another beta on 19 June?
> I'm hoping to capture NTDB at that point, and have most of the remaining
> config.h differences removed between waf and autoconf.
> In the meantime, if you get anything major done, please update WHATSNEW
>  From there, I would like to start a march towards an RC of Samba 4.0.
> To start discussion:
> Beta 2 19 June
> Beta 3  3 July
> Beta 4 17 July (possible RC1 if we are confident)
> RC1    31 July
> If we are ready for Release Candidate by 17 July, then we make it an RC,
> but if we do one more beta, we should be filling (and emptying) the
> blocker bug with the reasons.
> Why now?  In order to make a release 12 months after Samba 3.6 (9 Aug
> 2011), we need to make a release soon.  Our users are keen, both of the
> file server and AD side, and we have a great product.  We should give
> our users the chance to enjoy it in a stable release.
> What do folks think?
> Andrew Bartlett

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