Adding a new parameter to smb.conf
partha at exablox.com
Tue Feb 16 19:02:08 UTC 2016
On Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 10:28 AM, Alexander Bokovoy <ab at samba.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Feb 2016, Partha Sarathi wrote:
> > Hi Volker,
> > Please see inline answer
> > On Tue, Feb 9, 2016 at 10:45 PM, Volker Lendecke <
> Volker.Lendecke at sernet.de>
> > wrote:
> > > On Tue, Feb 09, 2016 at 09:11:45PM -0800, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > > > > and the python generated "param_global.h" does not have this entry
> > > > > "struct loadparm_global"
> > > > >
> > > > > Am I missing any thing here ?
> > > >
> > > > Did you add the documentation to docs-xml/smbdotconf ?
> > > >
> > > > That is used to autogenerate the parameter tables.
> > >
> > > Also interesting, at least to me: What is "tdb backup script" about to
> > > :-)
> > >
> > Since we are not using CTDB in our cluster product, we are backing-up
> > persistent tdb files( secrets.tdb etc ) for the failover cases. With this
> > new parameter we are executing a backup script from samba when ever
> > secrets.tdb get modified.
> > Once we have the CTDB integration with our product, the above approach is
> > no more needed.
> Sorry, but this means that in future you wouldn't need this option at
> all and upstream would have to maintain it forever. Does not seem to be
> a fair proposition.
> If you are moving to CTDB use in future, may be you can afford
> maintaining this patch downstream for time being?
Sorry, I didn't mention it earlier. the "tdb backup script" parameter is a
custom patch to our product as there is no support of posix acls on our
clustered filesystem we are backing up TDBs to it.
/ Alexander Bokovoy
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