How to move storage OEMs to Samba 4.0 ?
asn at samba.org
Mon Jun 18 09:55:47 MDT 2012
On Wed 13.Jun.12 12:24, Michael Adam wrote:
>Jeremy Allison wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 08:21:06AM +0200, Michael Adam wrote:
>> > OK, my mail was way too long.
>> > Let me recap the most important questions/points:
>> > * What is so new in the 4.0 release step file-server-wise
>> > that OEMs will refrain from upgrading even longer than
>> > they did/do for other releases?
>> Large, realtively untested changes in many core components.
>> Don't get me wrong, I think we're doing the best we can
>> and our testing is getting better. But there are large
>> changes here. More change == more new bugs. It really is that
>Right, I'd still say that this is the same as with previous releases.
>Overhauling the whole rpc infrastructure, adding smb2 support, etc.
>> > Is 4.0 fileserver-wise really worse / more scary / bigger than
>> > earlier releases from the point of view of OEMs?
>Just claiming "yes" is not enough. ;)
I don't see the difference between building 4.0 with
./configure --without-ad-dc --with-system-mitkrb5
and creating a 3.7 branch and building it with source3/configure. With
the latest changes this is essentially the the same. Maybe Jeremy needs
some private lessons with the 4.0 build system :)
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