Close all old samba "3" bugzillas ?

Björn JACKE bjacke at
Wed Mar 21 19:32:56 UTC 2018

On 2018-03-21 at 20:07 +0100 Björn JACKE sent off:
> some people, including me also look at pre 4.0 bugs or find actually old open
> bugs when they search for a real life problem of existing setups. There are
> really old bugs for often unpopular things like pam modules or platforms like
> AIX and other not bleeding edge samba topics. A mass-closing of old bug reports
> will drain those bug reports down and they will never ever be found again, even

and just to give one example also:

bug report opened 2005 with a good patch attached. Left untouched for 11 years
(sic), then closed with the comment that this looks like it was fixed in the
meantime.  Reopened some weeks later because I saw that it was not fixed and
fixed it then finally.

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