[Samba] disappointed with complete lack of help.

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Jan 28 18:13:40 GMT 2005

On Fri, Jan 28, 2005 at 05:44:39PM +0100, Marc Haber wrote:
> Even well-phrased questions with debugging output and dumps frequently
> stay unanswered. I still cannot print with smbprint to our Domain
> Server, and no help here. The bugzilla entry (1481) has gone
> unanswered since June 2004 (that's seven months).

Squeeky wheels get grease... If you just log a reasonable obscure
bug and leave it, the likelyhood of it being addressed is low. I
have many more high priority bugs (crashes, extreme performace issues,
correctness issues etc.) to work on.

> Samba has gone the way of many successful projects: The principal
> developers are busy with writing books and talking at conferences
> while the mailing lists get flooded with clueless newbie requests.
> Nobody knowledgeable finds the time to answer requests at all.

:-). I wish I had time to write a book.... :-).


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