On Tue, 2009-05-26 at 14:52 -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 10:20:37PM +0200, Michael Adam wrote:
> > Ok, this is the only thing, whether we are too late in the
> > release preparation phase with a pre-release (but not rc)
> > already out of the door. I can't judge if this change is
> > too big to enter after prerelease-stage. I still vote for
> > it to go into 3.4.
> What does Karolin think ? As release manager I
> respect her opinion here.
> > > Making this change in master means that we get more time +
> > > testing resource to make sure the changeover goes smoothly.
> > I think the main point here is the users / packagers.
> > According to Simo, Fedora uses tdbsam in the default smb.conf,
> > and I think Debian does the same. So these are already two
> > big distros without any problem.
> Can we check this please ?
> > I can't imagine what kind of special testing this change would
> > require us developers to do. But maybe I am too naive. :-)
> Upgrades.... What if someone has no "passdb backend = "
> parameter, and is currently using smbpasswd...
If you don't read the release notes and you are not using a package from
a distribution, you are on your own? :-)
> > So let's at least put this in master immediately.
> > And don't stop discussing this here...
> +1 also.
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