Read and write list ordering

Jeremy Allison jra at
Mon Jul 18 17:02:50 UTC 2016

On Sun, Jul 17, 2016 at 04:00:15PM +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 16, 2016 at 03:42:54PM -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > Can we make such a change in a new major release ? i.e. would
> > such a patch be acceptable in a 4.5.0 release - so long as it
> > is fully documented in the release notes ?
> No from my point of view. We need a fresh set of options for this.
> This behaviour has been in Samba for so long, I've even put this into
> a book I've written long ago. God knows how many setups we're going to
> break.

Yeah I suppose you have a point (I have to begrudingly admit :-).
Even though it 'fails' safe, and arguably corrects a mis-configuration
you're right it will break existing "working" (for some value of
working) configs.

New options it is :-(.

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