How to move storage OEMs to Samba 4.0 ?

Jeremy Allison jra at
Tue Jun 12 18:45:17 MDT 2012

On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 10:36:54AM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-06-12 at 08:33 -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > > * What do the OEMs themselves want from us?
> > >   Do they want a blended OEM-feature release?
> > 
> > They want all new features in no new release of course :-).
> > Which is impossible :-).
> Indeed.  So why are you proposing anything like it?  Perhaps I'm missing
> something:  What do we gain at a team by even attempting part of this
> impossible feat?

See the patch I just posted for a perfect example of
the kind of thing I'm proposing.

A 10x speedup for a certain application class. In
less than 2000 lines of code.

But it's a "new feature", and thus prohibited
from going into

I think that's dumb.


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