Re: [Samba] how to build wmic
- Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2018 06:49:56 +1300
- From: Andrew Bartlett via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Samba] how to build wmic
On Wed, 2018-02-21 at 11:16 -0600, Stephen Koehler via samba wrote:
> I see that the Samba sources include the WMI client (wmic), but I have not
> succeeded in getting the configure/make to build it. Does anyone know if
> this feature is supported in current (4.7.4) Samba, and, if so, how to
> build it?
The story of wmic is pretty sad, and no Samba doesn't contain it.
As I understand it:
wmic was silently forked from Samba4 many years ago, and then licenced
as GPLv2 only by a company that is no longer developing it. While
forked we removed the supporting code because we saw now future in it,
and now we have no practical way back.
(This makes the OpenChange story seem positive in comparison).
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba
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