[Samba] How stable is head and when will it be released?

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri Feb 8 14:54:02 GMT 2002

On Fri, 8 Feb 2002, Tarjei Huse wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm contemplating to upgrade my samba-tng server to one of the other sambas. In
> that regard I am wondering what will be the route to take to enjoy a system
> where I will be relieved from doing large-scale changes in my ldapdirectory. The
> reason I'm running tng is because ldap support didn't exist for samba when I set
> it up. Now, here I go:
> 1. When do you think group mapping will become a part of the stable samba dist.

No delivery date has been set for 3.0.  Sorry.

> 2. Is it possible to get a smbadduser that also adds the user to the ldap dir in
> the future? (basicly adding the posix parts too? )

Now.  Although you can script this easily in an add user script.  
My philosphy is that Samba should only extend UNIX accounts, not 
be responsible for them.  The maintaince of a posixAccount entry is beyond 
our scope.

> 3. has anyone tried to move from tng to samba-stable? What 
> changes did you do?

No idea....

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