My proposed path to a Beta for Samba 4.0

Ira Cooper ira at
Sun May 13 00:45:37 MDT 2012

On Sun, May 13, 2012 at 8:18 AM, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at> wrote:

> On Fri, 2012-05-11 at 17:56 +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > As I have mentioned before, we are very close to making a beta release
> > of Samba 4.0.
> >
> > We haven't done betas of Samba for quite some time (the 3.x series
> > hasn't used alpha or beta releases since 3.0), so I should be clear what
> > I mean by a beta, as I seek concurrence or comment.
> Following up on the discussion, and trying to correctly summarise the
> other views I've seen in other threads:
>  - The beta will not wait for the TDB2 issue to be sorted, but this is
> being addressed as an urgent matter, and is expected to make beta2.
>  - Jeremy has promised to review my patches early this week.
>  - I need to work on making s3fs the default for new provisions
>  - Steve's particular issues are being addressed in Bugzilla with Jeremy
> Therefore I expect to make the release late next week.  If there are
> objections, or I've misunderstood, can make the next release (the first
> with s3fs) alpha21, but I really do think it is high time for a beta.

Agreed on the Beta part.

My question, strictly procedural: When does the Release Management go to
Karolin, for 4.0?



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