[Samba] web based backend

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sun Dec 26 14:05:38 MST 2010

On Sun, 2010-12-26 at 22:46 +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Sun, 2010-12-26 at 11:17 +0100, Vaclav Klecanda wrote:
> > Yes, python provision scripts are easy to use. But it is necessary to
> > say: "yes, these scripts are the API and wont change. Here is the
> > documentation. Do what you can with that :)". 
> We will not be making such promises.  Sorry. 
> The python provision API is available, but we are not at this time
> promising not to change it (but we don't tend to change it often). 
> Similarly, it will be difficult, but not impossible, for an 'external'
> project to keep up with changes we make.  
> That said, if you are interested in developing this, please have a go,
> and make a proposal on the samba-technical list. 

The other note of caution I would sound is that this area is littered
with previous failed attempts.  See for example 


The output of that SoC project was never merged, and has now fallen by
the wayside.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Cisco Inc.

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