[Samba] Samba 3.0.37 license confusion

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Aug 21 11:39:39 MDT 2014

On Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 11:06:48AM +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 08:27:51PM +1200, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > I had this come up at a previous employer, and in September 2011 I got
> > this patch approved by the copyright holders on our private list. 
> > 
> > I don't see any indication of this making it into the GIT tree or a
> > release tarball, probably because 3.0 is no longer supported in any
> > fashion, but perhaps it should go on
> > https://www.samba.org/samba/patches/
> But as 3.0 is still really popular among many vendors, I
> think for this reason only we might do another release. 3.0
> still carries the GPLv2 promise, and we can avoid a lot of
> confusion with our OEMs who can not switch to v3 code.

+1 from me. But as it's Karolin who would have to do
the work, let's ask her :-).

Karolin - what do you think ?


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