Drop NIS support
abartlet at samba.org
Wed Mar 24 19:58:31 UTC 2021
On Wed, 2021-03-24 at 17:57 +0000, Rowland penny via samba-technical
> On 24/03/2021 17:52, Andrew Bartlett via samba-technical wrote:
> > On Wed, 2021-03-24 at 09:12 -0700, Jeremy Allison via samba-
> > technical
> > wrote:
> > > 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
> > modes?
> > Andrew Bartlett
> How about idmap_hash ? The one that says 'DO NOT USE THIS BACKEND'
> the top of its manpage.
Is there a way to emulate it on another backend using configuration
Andrew Bartlett (he/him) https://samba.org/~abartlet/
Samba Team Member (since 2001) https://samba.org
Samba Team Lead, Catalyst IT https://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba
Samba Development and Support, Catalyst IT - Expert Open Source
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