Default DNS server for Samba 4.0

Matthieu Patou mat at
Mon Sep 10 10:29:27 MDT 2012

On 09/09/2012 10:51 PM, Kai Blin wrote:
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> On 2012-09-10 06:44, Matthieu Patou wrote:
>> On 09/06/2012 03:36 PM, Kai Blin wrote:
>>> On 2012-09-06 20:21, Matthieu Patou wrote:
>>>> The only question is who will be the maintainer of this code ?
>>> I'm happy to own the internal DNS bugs, if that's what you mean.
>>> Just as long as nobody expects me to fix BIND bugs. ;)
>> Sure what about a second maintainer ? ie. micheal adams Just
>> because (and I don't blame you) you are not paid to work (at least
>> partially on samba).
> Since when is that a requirement?
I didn't say it's a requirement, I said "what about", meaning that I 
think it's better if we had
> Everybody with commit access can
> push patches to this if they want to. It's not like there's a
> restrictive MAINTAINERS.txt policy in place or the like.
Aren't you the only maintainer for libcli/dns ?
> I'd be _very_ careful before we go down a path where "paid
> contributors" are different from "hobby contributors". Especially if
> we're also giving the impression that unpaid contributors are somehow
> team members second class. I think this sends the completely wrong
> message.
That's not this but you admitted that you have limited time for this and 
some seems to be worried of what if a huge bug happens, having someone 
else who in theory should have more time (because his job is related to 
samba) might reassure some people.


Matthieu Patou
Samba Team

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