ldapsam_compat removal (was Re: Samba4 code cleanup)
abartlet at samba.org
Sun Jun 24 02:35:22 MDT 2012
On Fri, 2012-06-22 at 17:14 +0200, Andreas Schneider wrote:
> On Thursday 17 May 2012 08:44:14 Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > On Wed, 2012-05-16 at 17:36 +0200, Michael Adam wrote:
> > > Andreas Schneider wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > I think we should remove the following code
> > > >
> > > > ldapsam_compat
> > >
> > > Er, what is this?
> > > It is not documented in smb.conf.
> > > It seems to be a backwards compat mode to the samba 2.2 ldap schema?
> > > Since I don't know it, I will probably say "+1".
> > Yes, that's exactly what it is for.
> > I've been checking google for references to real-world users
> > (essentially the world's mailing list and forum archives), and it seems
> > to die out pretty hard after 2008 (and is scarce regardless).
> > Letting it go certainly would reduce a lot of complexity in pdb_ldap, so
> > you have my +1. Naturally, we will make sure we announce it to our
> > users, so any last remaining users have some time to consider their
> > migration.
> I've finally did the cleaned.
> If there are no objectons, I will push it next week.
Funny you should bright this back up. I was looking back for this
thread recently, and couldn't find it (hence the re-title).
The other clean-ups also look sensible.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
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