[Samba] Books of Samba 4

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Wed Mar 5 14:38:22 MST 2014

On 05/03/14 21:36, Gregory Sloop wrote:
> P> This is the last that I will say on this subject.
> RP> Yes, samba4 was started out as a totally separate entity, but they
> RP> folded samba3 into samba4 to get the fileserver components etc.
> RP> You can set up samba 4 as either an AD DC, OR as anything a samba 3.6
> RP> could do, it all depends on how you set it up.
> RP> Yes, samba 3 will come to end of life sometime around end of August, but
> RP> it will live on in samba 4.
> RP> If you want to get help, then I suggest you calm down, stop complaining
> RP> about what samba cannot do yet and concentrate on what samba can do. If
> RP> you stop and think about it, it is amazing just what the samba devs have
> RP> managed to do so far and it just keeps getting better.
> RP> Rowland
> I have to say, having been a poster, offering occasional help, and as
> someone following along on the list for more than a year...
> I've seen Steve, Marc, and Rowland, Andrew and many others offer a lot
> of help. Marc Steve and Rowland do it out of the goodness of their
> hearts and I see they must spend a LOT of time doing so.
> To take such a strident tone when they offer help and/or opinion really
> seems both counter-productive and offensive.
> I've read this thread over the last few days and if *I* were the one
> responding, it would have gotten PLONK'ed a LONG time ago. I don't
> have free time to dole out to people who want to bite the hand that
> feeds them.
> IMO, the tolerance for what seems like whining, at least to me, has been pretty
> forbearing.
> Just my two little cents.
> -Greg
I did say that I wouldn't post again on this, but I did an internet 
search on this guy and found this:


If this is the guy who is posting, then heaven help ipv6 in the USA, he 
cannot even set up samba ;-) ;-)


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