kai at samba.org
Fri Jul 18 00:33:21 MDT 2014
On 17/07/14 19:49, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> Just a point - I believe there are fewer
> 'regular users who are trying to build Samba' these days.
> Although it's more popular with Samba4 than it
> has been for years, due to the new AD feature.
I think there's a decent number, seeing how e.g. Fedora-derived distros
don't build AD features at all. Sure, if I just need a file server, and
I don't care about the latest, greatest SMB 3.x features, system
packages work just fine.
> Mostly it's packagers and distros I think.
> This is merely anecdotal data, I don't have
> hard numbers - but I think self-building
> users are a smaller and smaller part of our
> customers these days.
Just keep in mind that you're mainly talking to file server users. :)
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