[PATCH 2/2] doc: remove outdate Samba3-HOWTO

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Apr 9 01:51:16 MDT 2014

On Tue, 2014-04-08 at 14:54 +0200, Björn Jacke wrote:
> On 2014-04-06 at 21:44 +1200 Andrew Bartlett sent off:
> > The reason I asked for that, is that I don't think it's a chapter here
> > or there that is still good and current.  Surprising as it seems, most
> > of what I've read tonight still looks reasonable, because we work hard
> > to keep our old configurations working.
> I disagree. There a some things which have even been wrong when the howto was
> written and there is a ton of stuff, which is wrong just because samba changed
> and the world kept spinning for 10 years. Even is you find that 70% or whatever
> is still correct the remaining 30% which are wrong break the users who rely on
> it their neck. Nobody is maintainig that old-world (non wiki) documentation.
> The only documentation which is maintained by people from the community and
> from the team is the Wiki.
> The only commits and "fixes" are those two or three deletions that come from
> someone who wants to find arguments not to delete this rotten (sorry, there is
> no other word for what it is) documentation. This is not helpful for anybody.

Can we at least merge the fixes I've collected so far, while we discuss it?

I still see value in what we have, but clearly we disagree on that

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                       http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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