Drop NIS support

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Mar 24 17:52:52 UTC 2021

On Wed, 2021-03-24 at 09:12 -0700, Jeremy Allison via samba-technical
> On Wed, Mar 24, 2021 at 05:10:15PM +0100, Andreas Schneider via
> samba-technical wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > could we drop NIS support for Samba 4.15?
> > 
> > This means getting rid of lib/replace/system/nis.h and yp_*() ...
> +1 from me. Let's see if anyone else is still
> using it.
> So the current list for 4.15 will be Tru64, HPUX, NIS.
> Any more for any more ?

Just to be clear to others, this is not the so-called NIS support in
the AD DC which at one point helped Active Directory Users and
Computers managed the rfc2307 user attributes. 

I'm happy for the real NIS support to go.

In terms of other things to trim, what about some of the printing

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett (he/him)       https://samba.org/~abartlet/
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Samba Team Lead, Catalyst IT   https://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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