[PATCHES v1] GPO fixes

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Jan 9 18:40:52 UTC 2018

On Tue, 2018-01-09 at 07:24 -0700, David Mulder wrote:
> On 01/09/2018 02:44 AM, Garming Sam wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I think I'm mostly fine with the first five patches (the docs need to
> > be tweaked to remove the mention to env vars though, attached as a
> > patch). Although most of the concerns we originally raised (in regards
> > to the KDC settings) have now been addressed, I still think having a
> > release with it off by default is sensible (and some curious users get
> > to have a play with it).
> Sounds ok with me. Let's plan on leaving it disabled then.
> > 
> > I think the disabling mechanism needs some more thought, I don't think
> > it's appropriate to put the .disabled files under the same
> > sub-directory as the module (and particularly in the python
> > directory). There might also be other issues like having it installed
> > vs running from a source-tree.
> Currently it's setup to follow the .py file wherever it might be
> installed, so I don't think the installed vs running directory would be
> an issue.
> > Perhaps metze had some more thoughts on the most appropriate location
> > and/or format. You'd normally expect such files to exist in an /etc/,
> > neighbouring where our smb.conf lives.
> Yes, I wasn't really sure about the proper location for these, but
> having them in the same directory as the .py files was what metze
> suggested. Maybe let's leave the disable patch out for now? It isn't
> particularly useful at this point anyway, since there is only one gp_ext.

Thanks.  I plan to review this into master with Garming today in time
for 4.8, assuming no additional issues come up.  Thank you very much
for your patience on this and I'm sorry this area isn't moving forward
in the way you would hope.

Andrew Bartlett

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