ntdb in Samba?

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Wed Mar 11 05:25:40 MDT 2015

On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 10:52:55AM +1030, Rusty Russell wrote:
> > ntdb gives quite some warnings/errors in the Coverity scan I've recently
> > started looking at again.
> >
> > Is it worthwhile fixing those, i.e. can we expect development in ntdb
> > any time soon?
> I think it's dead.
> Originally it was a replacement which handle tdb too, with a new API.
> But then the Samba Team consensus was that Samba already had a dbwrap
> layer which could handle both, so we should use that instead.

Yes, the history around ntdb was not really great. Sorry for that.

Question to the broader audience: Do we have any current users of ntdb? Or
can we just remove it for 4.3?


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