ntdb in Samba?
Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Mar 12 09:28:21 MDT 2015
On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 12:25:40PM +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> 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?
If we decide it can go, there is some cleanup potential:
406 files changed, 234 insertions(+), 49030 deletions(-)
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