Samba4 code cleanup

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Wed May 16 16:44:14 MDT 2012

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

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 

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