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=Plans for fortnight ending 28 June 2008=
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=Plans for fortnight ending 11th October 2010=
*hdb_samba4 (Jelmer)
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* Work on supporting waf in Heimdal (Jelmer)
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* Resolve circular links issues in waf for Debian package (Jelmer)
*wmi integration (Jelmer)
 
*upload openchange and samba-gtk into Debian (Jelmer)
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* Integrate land.py and autobuild.py (Jelmer)
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==Achievements==
*test TEST_LDAP=yes (Andrew)
 
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* Removed circular dependencies (Jelmer)
*external Heimdal use (Andrew)
 
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=Plans for fortnight ending 27th September 2010=
*packaging (Andrew)
 
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==Achievements==
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*Merge some of Wilco's registry patches (Jelmer)
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*Avoid aborting on environment setup problems without printing proper subunit errors (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 14 June 2008=
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=Plans for fortnight ending 19th July 2010=
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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)
*Linked attributes for 'net vampire' (Andrew)
 
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==Achievements==
*AES Key support (check with docs and Win2008 on format) in samdb (Andrew)
 
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* Made a page about [[UpgradeprovisionPlans | upgradeprovision plans]] (Matthieu)
*Work to make ldb merge easier for Simo (andrew)
 
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* Finished all the patches about upgradeprovision to keep up with the pace of current development (Matthieu)
*Any work required to merge NTP patch with ntp.org distribution (Andrew)
 
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* Add options to net to manipulate service principal names (a bit like addspn): net spn (Matthieu)
*Work with alpha testers on any issues that come up in production deployments of Samba4 (Andrew)
 
==Achieved so far==
 
*Samba4 alpha4 release (andrew)
 
**without LDB merge, which seems a while off yet
 
*Sync ldap.py test with it's (now obsolete) ldap.js predecessor (andrew)
 
*Add python bindings for NetBIOS (Jelmer)
 
*Improve portability of Franky build (Jelmer)
 
   
=Plans for fortnight ending 31 May 2008=
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=Plans for fortnight ending 5th July 2010=
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*Make upgradeprovision able to change synchronize msds-keyversionnumber (Matthieu)
*Linked attributes for 'net vampire' (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)
*Make a Samba 4.0 alpha4 release if the ldb branch gets merged
 
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*Review Andrews s3compat auth patches. (Jelmer)
http://packages.debian.org/testing/python/python-wmi (Jelmer)
 
  +
*Infrastructure for testing net from within Python. (Jelmer)
==Achieved so far==
 
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==Achievements==
*Implement NTP signing (andrew)
 
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*Make upgradeprovision is now able to change synchronize msds-keyversionnumber (Matthieu)
**Patch posted to ntp.org for consideration: [http://bugs.ntp.org/1028 NTP bugzilla item with patch]
 
  +
=Plans for fortnight ending 19 June 2010=
**ntp_signd now started by default in samba4
 
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*Upload Debian packages (Jelmer)
*Finish CLDAP and NBT netlogon parsing. (Andrew)
 
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*Fix build against system Heimdal (Jelmer)
**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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*More Python cleanups (Jelmer)
*Merge Simo's ldb branch with current v4-0-test (abartlet)
 
  +
*Fix Samba 4 build to install everything necessary for OpenChange again (Jelmer)
**Should make Simo's merge task easier.
 
  +
*Review Matthieu's patches (Jelmer)
*Removed smbpython and restructured Python modules hierarchy to not clutter Python namespace (Jelmer)
 
  +
*Push major update for upgradeprovision both in terms of update capacity and reliability (Matthieu)
*Merged improvements made by Wilco and Jelmer to the registry during SambaXP (Jelmer)
 
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*Use standard python logging infrastructure in Python code (Jelmer)
*Added documentation to most Python modules and improved descriptions. (Jelmer)
 
*Fixed memory bug in autogenerated DCE/RPC Python bindings (Jelmer)
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*Re-upload Debian packages based on waf build (Jelmer)
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*Started [[MergeRequests]] page (Jelmer)
*Several test infrastructure improvements. (Jelmer)
 
**Print full test path for easy inclusion in knownfail lists
 
**Make test case name part of test name to allow a test to have different results against different test cases
 
**Set PYTHONPATH during test runs
 
*Removed unused old EJS DCE/RPC bindings and testscripts (Jelmer)
 
*Make it easier to use various libraries externally without including all of Samba 4's build system (Jelmer)
 
*Updated Samba 4, OpenChange and Samba-Gtk Debian packages, now passes lintian. (Jelmer)
 
** Announced on the OpenChange website (http://www.openchange.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogsection&id=7&Itemid=77)
 
*Added Python bindings for IRPC / Messaging interfaces (Jelmer)
 
**Rewrote smbstatus in Python
 
*Added mechanism for doing "raw" DCE/RPC requests from Python (Jelmer)
 
**Also initial work on a script that should attempt to figure out IDL by probing
 
*Exposed more DCE/RPC internals from Python bindings (Jelmer)
 
*Initial work on [http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0333/ WSGI] implementation in web_server/ (Jelmer)
 
*Added combined buildsystem for [[Franky]]
 
   
=Plans for fortnight ending 17 May 2008=
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=Plans for fortnight ending 5 June 2010=
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*Make the whole redesign of upgradeprovision go in Master (Matthieu)
*Fix our CLDAP netlogon processing to match description in [MS-ADTS] 7.3.3 (andrew)
 
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*Develop more unit tests around upgradeprovision (Matthieu)
**Use this to fix and test group policy handling on Win2000 and WinXP clients
 
==Achieved so far==
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==Achievements==
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=Plans for fortnight ending 22 May 2010=
*Partial security=server implementation, awaiting VFS proxy merge for testing (Andrew)
 
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*Make client DFS referral support for sysvol go in Master (Matthieu)
*Removed a large number of dead build farm hosts in response to automated mails (Andrew)
 
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*Develop torture test for DFS (at least for the domain referral part) (Matthieu)
*Brought back old (D)COM code and made it compile again (Jelmer)
 
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*Make the whole redesign of upgradeprovision go in Master (Matthieu)
*Merged GNU make branch (Jelmer)
 
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*Develop more unit tests around upgradeprovision (Matthieu)
**Now allows using system Python with Samba Python modules
 
*Finished Samba 4 Debian package together with Christian (Jelmer)
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*Merged some waf patches from Thomas. (Jelmer)
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*Cherry-picked some of the patches I pair-programmed with Matthieu during SambaXP (Jelmer)
*Updated Debian packages for OpenChange and Samba-Gtk (Jelmer)
 
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==Achievements==
*Most of the parsing work towards the CLDAP/NBT netlogon consolidation (Andrew)
 
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*DFS responses to client referral request are ok for Domain, DC and SYSVOL/NETLOGON (Matthieu)
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*Torture tests ok (Matthieu)
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*Update Debian packages for talloc, tdb, ldb and tevent. (Jelmer)
   
=Plans for fortnight ending 3 May 2008=
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=Plans for fortnight ending 24 Apr 2010=
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SambaXP!
*Build Farm improvements
 
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==Achievements==
**See if we can use SQLite to get a bit more done
 
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*Played with the waf build (Jelmer)
**make build farm summary page use sqlite
 
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*Pair-programmed on upgradeprovision unit tests (Jelmer, Matthieu)
**host list, by last reported time
 
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*Initial Python bindings for libpolicy (Jelmer)
**last reported time on host individual page
 
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=Plans for fortnight ending 10 Apr 2010=
*Finish security=server re-implementation in Samba4
 
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Slacking
*Finish ncacn_http implementation
 
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=Plans for fortnight ending 27 Mar 2010=
==Achieved so far==
 
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Slacking.
*Very useful Visit to Sam's home company for 2 days
 
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=Plans for fortnight ending 13 Mar 2010=
**Chat with principals to encourage them
 
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Slacking.
**Jelmer prepared WAFS branch for merging
 
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=Plans for fortnight ending 27 Feb 2010=
***Looks like further development will be upstream, which is great
 
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==Achievements==
**Jelmer did some initial work on tests for proxy code
 
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*More work to automate the correct setup of BIND for DNS (Andrew)
**Andrew Started work on 'security=server' re-implementation for Samba4
 
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*Work with tridge to demonstrate 'waf' as a build system for Samba (Andrew)
***This will allow WAFS to hijack an unsigned connection as a man in the middle attack.
 
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=Plans for fortnight ending 13 Feb 2010=
**Andrew fixed 'make test' to fail if PIDL tests fail
 
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==Achievements==
*Build Farm
 
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*Work with Tridge on Samba HOWTO (Andrew)
**make build farm send e-mails to dead hosts (based on SQLite database)
 
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*More work to automate the correct setup of BIND for DNS (Andrew)
=Achievements for fortnight ending ending 19 April 2008=
 
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*Improve Samba4 RPC proxy to handle a non-zero if_version (Andrew)
==SambaXP==
 
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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.
*Successfully gave 3 presentations
 
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**Add testsuite to ensure the RPC proxy (rpc_server/remote) does not bitrot further.
**Samba4 status report (Both)
 
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**Samba4 and the LDAP backend / Little barber shop of horrors (Andrew)
 
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=Plans for fortnight ending 30 January 2010=
**RPC Scripting using Python (Jelmer)
 
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==Achievements==
*Worked with Sam Liddicott
 
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*Successful presentation at linux.conf.au Sysadmin mini-conf (Andrew)
**He has implemented the start of a WAFS (latency reducing) proxy for Samba4
 
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*Holiday on South Island of NZ (Andrew)
**Organised to visit his companies office
 
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*Improved code coverage to give better 'headline' figure for presentation (Andrew)
 
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=Plans for fortnight ending 16 January 2010=
**Working with Kai's winbind work to run metze's structure based tests
 
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==Achievements==
**Kai worked on blackbox tests
 
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*Samba4 Alpha 11 release (Andrew)
**Required fixing up parts of winbind (untested code is broken code, Andrew)
 
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*DRS pair programming with Tridge (Andrew)
*Fixed bugs in Pidl reported by Volker (Jelmer)
 
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*Preparation for linux.conf.au SysAdmin mini-conf presentation
*Added knownfailure support in test code (Jelmer)
 
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*Split out policy library into separate git repository (Jelmer)
 
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=Plans for fortnight ending 2 January 2010=
*Worked with Wilco on more registry tests (Jelmer)
 
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==Achievements==
*Fixed several Python usability bits (Jelmer)
 
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*DRS pair programming with Tridge (Andrew)
*Fixed duplication in blackbox tests (Jelmer)
 
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**Success with replicating with Windows 2008 again (mostly Tridge)
*Initial work on ncacn_http support (Jelmer)
 
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*Christmas Holidays (Andrew)
*Discussions with Guenther, Michael about reconciling registry, libsmbdotconf and smbdotconf in Samba 3 and 4 (Jelmer)
 
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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.