Samba 4 and winbind
jra at samba.org
Mon Apr 15 12:03:08 MDT 2013
On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 05:12:36PM +0100, Rowland Penny wrote:
> OK, do you really want me to log a bug that basically says that
> because S3 & S4 winbinds are different and the fact that you cannot
> get the same uidNumber on the server as on the clients that winbind
> is broken!!
> You didn't answer the question either, why is winbind built into the
> samba4 samba daemon.
It was easier to finish the AD DC code with it internal. I
would like to see the needed code merged into the source3
winbindd code and this code replace the built-in version.
The external code has had more testing in production
use (IMHO). Having said that I'm not currently writing
that code, so I don't really have a say over anyone who
might actually do so.
> Also, have you ever stopped to think why it is so popular to bitch
> about winbind? could it actually be because it is RUBBISH!!
"winbind is RUBBISH" isn't a bug report. I'm only listening
to bug reports :-).
> Samba 4 as an AD replacement is a great achievement, it just seems
> to me that Linux users are an after thought.
Oh cry me a river :-). Linux users are the complete
focus of Samba. If you want to hear moaning, run on
HPUX or AIX :-).
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