[Samba] Samba Server Configuration GUI

Chris Weiss cweiss at gmail.com
Fri Nov 12 13:06:59 MST 2010

On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 2:04 PM, Miguel Medalha <miguelmedalha at sapo.pt> wrote:
>> it's a text file, even a text editor "rewrites the file" when you save
>> it.  it's how it has to be done.
>> if you care what the file looks like, why are you using a gui?  or are
>> you saying it rewrites part of it wrong?  file a bug report?
> You didn't understand what the OP meant. SWAT rewrites the file in the sense
> that it reorders entries and discards all custom comments the file may have.
> Often sysadmins need the comments to later understand why some entries are
> there or why they are configured in that particular way.

I know, but again, if one cares about the format, order, and comments,
one should likely not be using a GUI.

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