[PATCH PROPOSAL] - remove vfs_scannedonly from samba 4.x source tree

Olivier Sessink oli4 at users.sourceforge.net
Mon Jun 15 14:15:16 MDT 2015

I already replied, but you were not on the list of recipients.

scannedonly is no longer actively maintained. I do no longer have access
to a testbed and to large numbers of users. So I'm fine with this.


On 15-06-15 21:36, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 12, 2015 at 03:00:31PM +0200, David Disseldorp wrote:
>> Hi Robin,
>> On Fri, 12 Jun 2015 14:46:32 +0200, Robin Hack wrote:
>>> Hello samba!
>>> I played with vfs_scannedonly and I found that project looks almost dead
>>> from my point of view.
>>> Scannedonly is divided to two parts:
>>>  * vfs_scannedonly - lives in samba source tree
>>>  * scannedonly daemon - lives at http://olivier.sessink.nl/scannedonly/
>>> I tried to compile last version, scannedonly-0.21.tar, on fresh Debian 8
>>> without luck (I just blindly follow instruction on web pages). Scannedonly
>>> package are not present in fedora and debian distributions also...
>>> I propose removal of this module from samba source tree.
>>> My question is: I would like to know... Does anybody even use
>>> vfs_scannedonly/scannedonly daemon in samba 4.x?
>> vfs_scannedonly has largely been superseded in recent releases by
>> samba-virusfilter[1]. The developer, SATOH Fumiyasu (cc'ed), has
>> expressed an intention of getting samba-virusfilter into upstream Samba.
>> I'm in favour of removing scannedonly from the master branch, unless
>> someone steps up to maintain it.
> OK by me. What timeframe do we set for getting a response
> from the maintainer ?

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