Samba 4.10 or 5.0

Alexander Bokovoy ab at
Tue Jul 10 09:27:28 UTC 2018

On ti, 10 heinä 2018, Stefan Metzmacher via samba-technical wrote:
> Hi,
> we're going to branch 4.9.0rc1 soon.
> We should decide if we want to continue with 4.10 or 5.0?
> I think we should not put too much into version number,
> similar to the linux kernel and just have a limit on the minor
> version and handle a major version just as a number change.
> So I'd propose with 5.0.
> What does others think?
Given we are aiming to get Python 3 compatible build there, it would
make sense to move a major version too, to emphasize whatever
differences might come in expectations.

So, +1 to 5.0.

/ Alexander Bokovoy

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