[PATCH] passdb: Increase ABI version to 0.28.0

Alexander Bokovoy ab at samba.org
Tue Mar 5 18:41:24 UTC 2019

On ti, 05 maalis 2019, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 05, 2019 at 04:48:22PM +0200, Alexander Bokovoy via samba-technical wrote:
> > 
> > I'm all for clearing this space but right now I have to struggle with
> > every change done in Samba around PASSDB interface. Bringing the module
> > back to Samba would not help either because it becomes useless without
> > the rest of FreeIPA deployment and cannot be tested as part of
> > autobuild.
> > 
> > I can bring the code to Samba if you really after forcing that. I also
> Yes. This is the correct solution. You are in the position of
> trying to maintain an out-of-tree module. The Linux kernel
> has shown how much of a bad idea this is.
> You need to move it into Samba proper, and commit to maintain
> it upstream - just like we do with Andreas's xxx_wrapper code.
> You should patch *upstream* first, then merge back downstream
> once you have run local tests.
> But Samba isn't part of FreeIPA and we can't commit to maintaining
> internal API's for you, sorry.
Let us then aim this for Samba 4.11. There are few changes I need to
implement first to account to tightening of system-wide crypto policy in
Fedora which prevents libkrb5 to operate on RC4 encryption types first.


/ Alexander Bokovoy

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