[Samba] 3.6.0 winbind issues

Chris Smith smb_77 at chrissmith.org
Sun Oct 23 16:57:22 MDT 2011

Bug #8371 is still alive in 3.6.1 making it unusable for a member server.

On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 1:33 PM, Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 03:11:00AM -0700, Linda Walsh wrote:
>> ` Michael Wood wrote:
>> >Hi Linda
>> >>Yeah...reported this a month ago... as well as other TDB/SID backend probs:
>> >>http://lists.samba.org/archive/samba-technical/2011-July/078663.html
>> >>http://lists.samba.org/archive/samba-technical/2011-July/078826.html
>> >>
>> >>---
>> >>I wasn't sure if it was a 3.6 problem or some type of cockpit error, but
>> >>both emails
>> >>were ignored.
>> >
>> >If you find something that looks like a bug and nobody responds to
>> >your e-mail, perhaps you should report it via Bugzilla so that it
>> >won't get lost.
>> ----
>>   I don't feel that's something many developers want -- and I know
>> some don't.
>> If you don't have firm evidence that it's the SW that is broken,
>> they'll just close
>> out the bug with "Works for Me", and I've wasted my time.  Too many
>> times -- even
>> with repeatable test cases on too many different projects.    This
>> is especially true with
>> something like samba where when I asked for any help in tracking
>> down this, I was asked to submit a 15-25MB samba log with debug set
>> to 10 to the samba list -- NOT to upload
>> it to a bug, but dump huge amounts of data to the list.  I didn't
>> feel comfortable doing that.  For all I know, unencrypted passwords
>> might be buried in that logfile and I'd never catch them -- not to
>> mention the flack I'd get for posting something so large to the
>> list.
>> "What were you thinking?  Well so and so told me, ...you gonna jump
>> off a cliff if he
>> tells you to do that...etc..."...
> No, for Samba if you have a reproducible problem a bug report is
> *essential*. Reporting on the list is useful, but easliy ignored.
> A bug reported set to a high priority is *always* responded to
> before any code is released. Even if it's to set to a lower priority
> and mark as "known problem" - you'll get a response.
> No such guarentees for the list.
> Jeremy.
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