Samba 4.2?

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at
Tue Jul 8 11:38:17 MDT 2014

Am 08.07.2014 19:24, schrieb Jeremy Allison:
> On Tue, Jul 08, 2014 at 11:30:09AM +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
>> "Samba 4.3 can't be released bug" similar to
>> "Samba 4.2 can't be
>> released bug"
>> We need to have a look at the blocker bugs of
>> and may move them to
>> 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,
> I think leases are important to try and get into 4.2 if
> possible.

If this is complete soon, I'm very happy to include this in 4.2:-)


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