Re: [Samba] FreeBSD-11 and Samba-4.6 as a DC
- Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2017 10:57:18 +0100
- From: Rowland Penny via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Samba] FreeBSD-11 and Samba-4.6 as a DC
On Fri, 14 Jul 2017 17:31:46 +0800
David STIEVENARD <stievenard.david@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I was about to write about my success running samba 4.3.x on
> freebsd....and I found this thread...this breaks my heart ;-)
> this incompatibility with freeBSD appeared since 4.6 ?
> what is the feature that caused this change ?
The building of 'ntvfs' by default was stopped when 4.4.0 came out.
As far as I can see, all howtos for a DC on Freebsd used 'ntvfs'.
You could still use the deprecated 'ntvfs' by building Samba yourself
and configuring with '--enable-selftest', but this is not supported by
Samba, you would be using code that hasn't been maintained and could be
removed without any real notice.
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