abartlet at samba.org
Fri Aug 1 22:24:26 MDT 2014
On Tue, 2014-07-08 at 11:30 +0200, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
> Am 08.07.2014 10:46, schrieb Andrew Bartlett:
> > On Fri, 2014-05-30 at 21:03 +1200, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> >> On Mon, 2014-05-26 at 12:58 +0200, Karolin Seeger wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>> On Mon, May 26, 2014 at 12:13:18PM +1200, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> >>>> I presume this was discussed at SambaXP, and I know I've seen a number
> >>>> of Jeremy's 'must have' features committed recently, so where are we at
> >>>> with Samba 4.2?
> >>> same question here. Can we branch now and plan to release in 3 month from
> >>> now?
> >> I think we should. There will always be another feature just over the
> >> horizon, but a feature rushed for 4.2 isn't a good feature to have in
> >> 4.2.
> > It's been an interesting and busy time since SambaXP, and much more
> > seems to be happening now than when I first posted this thread, but I
> > still think we should branch for 4.2.
> > CTDB is now waf-built, and the AD DC now has winbindd, the new messaging
> > system in in source3 and lots of other good things have been merged.
> > Samba 4.2 will be a release to be proud of, and we should start the road
> > of getting it to our users.
> As a start I created https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10695
> "Samba 4.3 can't be released bug" similar to
> https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10077 "Samba 4.2 can't be
> released bug"
> We need to have a look at the blocker bugs of
> and may move them to https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10695.
> I'd like to do a new tdb release and get all the mutex related patches
> into master.
> I think it also makes sense to have the first my
> master3-multi-channel-ok patches
> in to reduce the diff between 4.2 and master. Then we're ready for 4.2.0rc1
> which would be the branch point.
> I think other features should be deferred to 4.3 e.g. leases,
> multi-channel, witness...
> If they are ready soon we can think about doing 4.3 a bit earlier so that
> the time between 4.1 and 4.3 is 2*9 month (or a bit less).
Where are we at with this. On the AD DC side of things, we really
should get the new release with winbindd and password lockouts into the
hands of our users.
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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