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=Plans for fortnight ending 31 May 2008=
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=Plans for fortnight ending 11th October 2010=
*Implement NTP signing (andrew)
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* Work on supporting waf in Heimdal (Jelmer)
*Linked attributes for 'net vampire' (andrew)
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* Resolve circular links issues in waf for Debian package (Jelmer)
*Make a Samba 4.0 alpha4 release if the ldb branch gets merged
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* Integrate land.py and autobuild.py (Jelmer)
http://packages.debian.org/testing/python/python-wmi (Jelmer)
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==Achievements==
==Archived so far==
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* Removed circular dependencies (Jelmer)
*Finish CLDAP and NBT netlogon parsing. (Andrew)  
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=Plans for fortnight ending 27th September 2010=
**Including expected value tests (critical to ensuring we return the *right* answer)
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==Achievements==
**This should help things like Group Policy, which rely on this 'DC ping' functionality
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*Merge some of Wilco's registry patches (Jelmer)
*Removed smbpython. (Jelmer)
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*Avoid aborting on environment setup problems without printing proper subunit errors (Jelmer)
*Restructured Python modules hierarchy to not clutter Python namespace (Jelmer)
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*Release alpha13 (Jelmer)
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*Several selftest improvements (running individual tests) (Jelmer)
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*Uploaded newer versions to Sid (Jelmer)
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*Support for aborting selftest early on failure (Tridge, Jelmer)
  
=Plans for fortnight ending 17 May 2008=
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=Plans for fortnight ending 19th July 2010=
*Fix our CLDAP netlogon processing to match description in [MS-ADTS] 7.3.3 (andrew)
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*Start hacking around [http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc224123%28v=PROT.13%29.aspx MS-BKRP] aka protected storage (Matthieu)
**Use this to fix and test group policy handling on Win2000 and WinXP clients
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==Achievements==
==Archived so far==
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* Made a page about [[UpgradeprovisionPlans | upgradeprovision plans]] (Matthieu)
*Partial security=server implementation, awaiting VFS proxy merge for testing (Andrew)
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* Finished all the patches about upgradeprovision to keep up with the pace of current development (Matthieu)
*Removed a large number of dead build farm hosts in response to automated mails (Andrew)
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* Add options to net to manipulate service principal names (a bit like addspn): net spn (Matthieu)
*Brought back old (D)COM code and made it compile again (Jelmer)
 
*Merged GNU make branch (Jelmer)
 
**Now allows using system Python with Samba Python modules
 
*Finished Samba 4 Debian package together with Christian (Jelmer)
 
*Updated Debian packages for OpenChange and Samba-Gtk (Jelmer)
 
*Most of the parsing work towards the CLDAP/NBT netlogon consolidation (Andrew)
 
  
=Plans for fortnight ending 3 May 2008=
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=Plans for fortnight ending 5th July 2010=
*Build Farm improvements
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*Make upgradeprovision able to change synchronize msds-keyversionnumber (Matthieu)
**See if we can use SQLite to get a bit more done
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*Start hacking around [http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc224123%28v=PROT.13%29.aspx MS-BKRP] aka protected storage (Matthieu)
**make build farm summary page use sqlite
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*Review Andrews s3compat auth patches. (Jelmer)
**host list, by last reported time
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*Infrastructure for testing net from within Python. (Jelmer)
**last reported time on host individual page
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==Achievements==
*Finish security=server re-implementation in Samba4
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*Make upgradeprovision is now able to change synchronize msds-keyversionnumber (Matthieu)
*Finish ncacn_http implementation
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=Plans for fortnight ending 19 June 2010=
==Achieved so far==
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*Upload Debian packages (Jelmer)
*Very useful Visit to Sam's home company for 2 days
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*Fix build against system Heimdal (Jelmer)
**Chat with principals to encourage them
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==Achievements==
**Jelmer prepared WAFS branch for merging
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*More Python cleanups (Jelmer)
***Looks like further development will be upstream, which is great
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*Fix Samba 4 build to install everything necessary for OpenChange again (Jelmer)
**Jelmer did some initial work on tests for proxy code
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*Review Matthieu's patches (Jelmer)
**Andrew Started work on 'security=server' re-implementation for Samba4
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*Push major update for upgradeprovision both in terms of update capacity and reliability (Matthieu)
***This will allow WAFS to hijack an unsigned connection as a man in the middle attack.  
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*Use standard python logging infrastructure in Python code (Jelmer)
**Andrew fixed 'make test' to fail if PIDL tests fail
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*Re-upload Debian packages based on waf build (Jelmer)
*Build Farm
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*Started [[MergeRequests]] page (Jelmer)
**make build farm send e-mails to dead hosts (based on SQLite database)
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=Achievements for fortnight ending ending 19 April 2008=
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=Plans for fortnight ending 5 June 2010=
==SambaXP==
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*Make the whole redesign of upgradeprovision go in Master (Matthieu)
*Successfully gave 3 presentations
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*Develop more unit tests around upgradeprovision (Matthieu)
**Samba4 status report (Both)
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==Achievements==
**Samba4 and the LDAP backend / Little barber shop of horrors (Andrew)
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=Plans for fortnight ending 22 May 2010=
**RPC Scripting using Python (Jelmer)
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*Make client DFS referral support for sysvol go in Master (Matthieu)
*Worked with Sam Liddicott
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*Develop torture test for DFS (at least for the domain referral part) (Matthieu)
**He has implemented the start of a WAFS (latency reducing) proxy for Samba4
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*Make the whole redesign of upgradeprovision go in Master (Matthieu)
**Organised to visit his companies office
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*Develop more unit tests around upgradeprovision (Matthieu)
*Improved code coverage to give better 'headline' figure for presentation (Andrew)
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*Merged some waf patches from Thomas. (Jelmer)
**Working with Kai's winbind work to run metze's structure based tests
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*Cherry-picked some of the patches I pair-programmed with Matthieu during SambaXP (Jelmer)
**Kai worked on blackbox tests
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==Achievements==
**Required fixing up parts of winbind (untested code is broken code, Andrew)
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*DFS responses to client referral request are ok for Domain, DC and SYSVOL/NETLOGON (Matthieu)
*Fixed bugs in Pidl reported by Volker (Jelmer)
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*Torture tests ok (Matthieu)
*Added knownfailure support in test code (Jelmer)
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*Update Debian packages for talloc, tdb, ldb and tevent. (Jelmer)
*Split out policy library into separate git repository (Jelmer)
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*Worked with Wilco on more registry tests (Jelmer)
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=Plans for fortnight ending 24 Apr 2010=
*Fixed several Python usability bits (Jelmer)
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SambaXP!
*Fixed duplication in blackbox tests (Jelmer)
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==Achievements==
*Initial work on ncacn_http support (Jelmer)
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*Played with the waf build (Jelmer)
*Discussions with Guenther, Michael about reconciling registry, libsmbdotconf and smbdotconf in Samba 3 and 4 (Jelmer)
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*Pair-programmed on upgradeprovision unit tests (Jelmer, Matthieu)
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*Initial Python bindings for libpolicy (Jelmer)  
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=Plans for fortnight ending 10 Apr 2010=
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Slacking
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=Plans for fortnight ending 27 Mar 2010=
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Slacking.
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=Plans for fortnight ending 13 Mar 2010=
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Slacking.
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=Plans for fortnight ending 27 Feb 2010=
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==Achievements==
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*More work to automate the correct setup of BIND for DNS (Andrew)
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*Work with tridge to demonstrate 'waf' as a build system for Samba (Andrew)
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=Plans for fortnight ending 13 Feb 2010=
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==Achievements==
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*Work with Tridge on Samba HOWTO (Andrew)
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*More work to automate the correct setup of BIND for DNS (Andrew)
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*Improve Samba4 RPC proxy to handle a non-zero if_version (Andrew)
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**This is needed to ensure we proxy the full if_version from an RPC bind to the endpoint mapper and subsequent bind on another RPC server.
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**Add testsuite to ensure the RPC proxy (rpc_server/remote) does not bitrot further.
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=Plans for fortnight ending 30 January 2010=
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==Achievements==
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*Successful presentation at linux.conf.au Sysadmin mini-conf (Andrew)
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*Holiday on South Island of NZ (Andrew)
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=Plans for fortnight ending 16 January 2010=
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==Achievements==
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*Samba4 Alpha 11 release (Andrew)
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*DRS pair programming with Tridge (Andrew)
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*Preparation for linux.conf.au SysAdmin mini-conf presentation
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=Plans for fortnight ending 2 January 2010=
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==Achievements==
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*DRS pair programming with Tridge (Andrew)
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**Success with replicating with Windows 2008 again (mostly Tridge)
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*Christmas Holidays (Andrew)
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= Older entries =
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For the 2009 entries, see [[Samba4/Andrew_and_Jelmers_Fantasy_Page/2009]].
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For the 2008 entries, see [[Samba4/Andrew_and_Jelmers_Fantasy_Page/2008]].

Latest revision as of 19:37, 1 April 2012

Plans for fortnight ending 11th October 2010

  • Work on supporting waf in Heimdal (Jelmer)
  • Resolve circular links issues in waf for Debian package (Jelmer)
  • Integrate land.py and autobuild.py (Jelmer)

Achievements

  • Removed circular dependencies (Jelmer)

Plans for fortnight ending 27th September 2010

Achievements

  • Merge some of Wilco's registry patches (Jelmer)
  • Avoid aborting on environment setup problems without printing proper subunit errors (Jelmer)
  • Release alpha13 (Jelmer)
  • Several selftest improvements (running individual tests) (Jelmer)
  • Uploaded newer versions to Sid (Jelmer)
  • Support for aborting selftest early on failure (Tridge, Jelmer)

Plans for fortnight ending 19th July 2010

  • Start hacking around MS-BKRP aka protected storage (Matthieu)

Achievements

  • Made a page about upgradeprovision plans (Matthieu)
  • Finished all the patches about upgradeprovision to keep up with the pace of current development (Matthieu)
  • Add options to net to manipulate service principal names (a bit like addspn): net spn (Matthieu)

Plans for fortnight ending 5th July 2010

  • Make upgradeprovision able to change synchronize msds-keyversionnumber (Matthieu)
  • Start hacking around MS-BKRP aka protected storage (Matthieu)
  • Review Andrews s3compat auth patches. (Jelmer)
  • Infrastructure for testing net from within Python. (Jelmer)

Achievements

  • Make upgradeprovision is now able to change synchronize msds-keyversionnumber (Matthieu)

Plans for fortnight ending 19 June 2010

  • Upload Debian packages (Jelmer)
  • Fix build against system Heimdal (Jelmer)

Achievements

  • More Python cleanups (Jelmer)
  • Fix Samba 4 build to install everything necessary for OpenChange again (Jelmer)
  • Review Matthieu's patches (Jelmer)
  • Push major update for upgradeprovision both in terms of update capacity and reliability (Matthieu)
  • Use standard python logging infrastructure in Python code (Jelmer)
  • Re-upload Debian packages based on waf build (Jelmer)
  • Started MergeRequests page (Jelmer)

Plans for fortnight ending 5 June 2010

  • Make the whole redesign of upgradeprovision go in Master (Matthieu)
  • Develop more unit tests around upgradeprovision (Matthieu)

Achievements

Plans for fortnight ending 22 May 2010

  • Make client DFS referral support for sysvol go in Master (Matthieu)
  • Develop torture test for DFS (at least for the domain referral part) (Matthieu)
  • Make the whole redesign of upgradeprovision go in Master (Matthieu)
  • Develop more unit tests around upgradeprovision (Matthieu)
  • Merged some waf patches from Thomas. (Jelmer)
  • Cherry-picked some of the patches I pair-programmed with Matthieu during SambaXP (Jelmer)

Achievements

  • DFS responses to client referral request are ok for Domain, DC and SYSVOL/NETLOGON (Matthieu)
  • Torture tests ok (Matthieu)
  • Update Debian packages for talloc, tdb, ldb and tevent. (Jelmer)

Plans for fortnight ending 24 Apr 2010

SambaXP!

Achievements

  • Played with the waf build (Jelmer)
  • Pair-programmed on upgradeprovision unit tests (Jelmer, Matthieu)
  • Initial Python bindings for libpolicy (Jelmer)

Plans for fortnight ending 10 Apr 2010

Slacking

Plans for fortnight ending 27 Mar 2010

Slacking.

Plans for fortnight ending 13 Mar 2010

Slacking.

Plans for fortnight ending 27 Feb 2010

Achievements

  • More work to automate the correct setup of BIND for DNS (Andrew)
  • Work with tridge to demonstrate 'waf' as a build system for Samba (Andrew)

Plans for fortnight ending 13 Feb 2010

Achievements

  • Work with Tridge on Samba HOWTO (Andrew)
  • More work to automate the correct setup of BIND for DNS (Andrew)
  • Improve Samba4 RPC proxy to handle a non-zero if_version (Andrew)
    • This is needed to ensure we proxy the full if_version from an RPC bind to the endpoint mapper and subsequent bind on another RPC server.
    • Add testsuite to ensure the RPC proxy (rpc_server/remote) does not bitrot further.

Plans for fortnight ending 30 January 2010

Achievements

  • Successful presentation at linux.conf.au Sysadmin mini-conf (Andrew)
  • Holiday on South Island of NZ (Andrew)

Plans for fortnight ending 16 January 2010

Achievements

  • Samba4 Alpha 11 release (Andrew)
  • DRS pair programming with Tridge (Andrew)
  • Preparation for linux.conf.au SysAdmin mini-conf presentation

Plans for fortnight ending 2 January 2010

Achievements

  • DRS pair programming with Tridge (Andrew)
    • Success with replicating with Windows 2008 again (mostly Tridge)
  • Christmas Holidays (Andrew)

Older entries

For the 2009 entries, see Samba4/Andrew_and_Jelmers_Fantasy_Page/2009.

For the 2008 entries, see Samba4/Andrew_and_Jelmers_Fantasy_Page/2008.