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=Plans for fortnight ending 12 July 2008=
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=Plans for fortnight ending 11th October 2010=
*wmi integration (Jelmer)
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* Work on supporting waf in Heimdal (Jelmer)
*upload openchange and samba-gtk into Debian (Jelmer)
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* Resolve circular links issues in waf for Debian package (Jelmer)
*hdb_samba4 (Jelmer)
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* Integrate land.py and autobuild.py (Jelmer)
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==Achievements==
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* Removed circular dependencies (Jelmer)
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=Plans for fortnight ending 27th September 2010=
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==Achievements==
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*Merge some of Wilco's registry patches (Jelmer)
  +
*Avoid aborting on environment setup problems without printing proper subunit errors (Jelmer)
  +
*Release alpha13 (Jelmer)
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*Several selftest improvements (running individual tests) (Jelmer)
  +
*Uploaded newer versions to Sid (Jelmer)
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*Support for aborting selftest early on failure (Tridge, Jelmer)
   
=Plans for fortnight ending 28 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)
*test TEST_LDAP=yes (Andrew)
 
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==Achievements==
*external Heimdal use (Andrew)
 
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* Made a page about [[UpgradeprovisionPlans | upgradeprovision plans]] (Matthieu)
*packaging (Andrew)
 
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* Finished all the patches about upgradeprovision to keep up with the pace of current development (Matthieu)
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* Add options to net to manipulate service principal names (a bit like addspn): net spn (Matthieu)
   
=Plans for fortnight ending 14 June 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)
*AES Key support (check with docs and Win2008 on format) in samdb (Andrew)
 
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*Review Andrews s3compat auth patches. (Jelmer)
*Work to make ldb merge easier for Simo (andrew)
 
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*Infrastructure for testing net from within Python. (Jelmer)
*Any work required to merge NTP patch with ntp.org distribution (Andrew)
 
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==Achievements==
*Work with alpha testers on any issues that come up in production deployments of Samba4 (Andrew)
 
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*Make upgradeprovision is now able to change synchronize msds-keyversionnumber (Matthieu)
==Achieved so far==
 
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=Plans for fortnight ending 19 June 2010=
*Samba4 alpha4 release (andrew)
 
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*Upload Debian packages (Jelmer)
**without LDB merge, which seems a while off yet
 
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*Fix build against system Heimdal (Jelmer)
*Sync ldap.py test with it's (now obsolete) ldap.js predecessor (andrew)
 
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==Achievements==
*Add python bindings for NetBIOS (Jelmer)
 
*Improve portability of Franky build (Jelmer)
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*More Python cleanups (Jelmer)
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*Fix Samba 4 build to install everything necessary for OpenChange again (Jelmer)
*Asked Microsoft about AES key formats (Andrew)
 
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*Review Matthieu's patches (Jelmer)
**Just getting the data from Win2008 failed due to other reasons
 
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*Push major update for upgradeprovision both in terms of update capacity and reliability (Matthieu)
*Continued the battle with Microsoft over NTP documentation (Andrew)
 
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*Use standard python logging infrastructure in Python code (Jelmer)
*Worked on package of Heimdal for Fedora (Andrew)
 
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*Re-upload Debian packages based on waf build (Jelmer)
**As a preview to packaging Samba4 for Fedora
 
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*Started [[MergeRequests]] page (Jelmer)
   
=Plans for fortnight ending 31 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)
*Linked attributes for 'net vampire' (andrew)
 
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*Develop more unit tests around upgradeprovision (Matthieu)
*Make a Samba 4.0 alpha4 release if the ldb branch gets merged
 
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==Achievements==
http://packages.debian.org/testing/python/python-wmi (Jelmer)
 
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=Plans for fortnight ending 22 May 2010=
==Achieved so far==
 
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*Make client DFS referral support for sysvol go in Master (Matthieu)
*Implement NTP signing (andrew)
 
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*Develop torture test for DFS (at least for the domain referral part) (Matthieu)
**Patch posted to ntp.org for consideration: [http://bugs.ntp.org/1028 NTP bugzilla item with patch]
 
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*Make the whole redesign of upgradeprovision go in Master (Matthieu)
**ntp_signd now started by default in samba4
 
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*Develop more unit tests around upgradeprovision (Matthieu)
*Finish CLDAP and NBT netlogon parsing. (Andrew)
 
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*Merged some waf patches from Thomas. (Jelmer)
**Including expected value tests (critical to ensuring we return the *right* answer)
 
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*Cherry-picked some of the patches I pair-programmed with Matthieu during SambaXP (Jelmer)
**This should help things like Group Policy, which rely on this 'DC ping' functionality
 
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==Achievements==
*Merge Simo's ldb branch with current v4-0-test (abartlet)
 
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*DFS responses to client referral request are ok for Domain, DC and SYSVOL/NETLOGON (Matthieu)
**Should make Simo's merge task easier.
 
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*Torture tests ok (Matthieu)
*Removed smbpython and restructured Python modules hierarchy to not clutter Python namespace (Jelmer)
 
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*Update Debian packages for talloc, tdb, ldb and tevent. (Jelmer)
*Merged improvements made by Wilco and Jelmer to the registry during SambaXP (Jelmer)
 
*Added documentation to most Python modules and improved descriptions. (Jelmer)
 
*Fixed memory bug in autogenerated DCE/RPC Python bindings (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 24 Apr 2010=
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SambaXP!
*Fix our CLDAP netlogon processing to match description in [MS-ADTS] 7.3.3 (andrew)
 
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==Achievements==
**Use this to fix and test group policy handling on Win2000 and WinXP clients
 
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*Played with the waf build (Jelmer)
==Achieved so far==
 
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*Pair-programmed on upgradeprovision unit tests (Jelmer, Matthieu)
*Partial security=server implementation, awaiting VFS proxy merge for testing (Andrew)
 
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*Initial Python bindings for libpolicy (Jelmer)
*Removed a large number of dead build farm hosts in response to automated mails (Andrew)
 
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=Plans for fortnight ending 10 Apr 2010=
*Brought back old (D)COM code and made it compile again (Jelmer)
 
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Slacking
*Merged GNU make branch (Jelmer)
 
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=Plans for fortnight ending 27 Mar 2010=
**Now allows using system Python with Samba Python modules
 
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Slacking.
*Finished Samba 4 Debian package together with Christian (Jelmer)
 
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=Plans for fortnight ending 13 Mar 2010=
*Updated Debian packages for OpenChange and Samba-Gtk (Jelmer)
 
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Slacking.
*Most of the parsing work towards the CLDAP/NBT netlogon consolidation (Andrew)
 
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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.
   
=Plans for fortnight ending 3 May 2008=
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=Plans for fortnight ending 30 January 2010=
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==Achievements==
*Build Farm improvements
 
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*Successful presentation at linux.conf.au Sysadmin mini-conf (Andrew)
**See if we can use SQLite to get a bit more done
 
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*Holiday on South Island of NZ (Andrew)
**make build farm summary page use sqlite
 
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**host list, by last reported time
 
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=Plans for fortnight ending 16 January 2010=
**last reported time on host individual page
 
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==Achievements==
*Finish security=server re-implementation in Samba4
 
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*Samba4 Alpha 11 release (Andrew)
*Finish ncacn_http implementation
 
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*DRS pair programming with Tridge (Andrew)
==Achieved so far==
 
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*Preparation for linux.conf.au SysAdmin mini-conf presentation
*Very useful Visit to Sam's home company for 2 days
 
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**Chat with principals to encourage them
 
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=Plans for fortnight ending 2 January 2010=
**Jelmer prepared WAFS branch for merging
 
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==Achievements==
***Looks like further development will be upstream, which is great
 
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*DRS pair programming with Tridge (Andrew)
**Jelmer did some initial work on tests for proxy code
 
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**Success with replicating with Windows 2008 again (mostly Tridge)
**Andrew Started work on 'security=server' re-implementation for Samba4
 
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*Christmas Holidays (Andrew)
***This will allow WAFS to hijack an unsigned connection as a man in the middle attack.
 
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**Andrew fixed 'make test' to fail if PIDL tests fail
 
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= Older entries =
*Build Farm
 
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**make build farm send e-mails to dead hosts (based on SQLite database)
 
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For the 2009 entries, see [[Samba4/Andrew_and_Jelmers_Fantasy_Page/2009]].
=Achievements for fortnight ending ending 19 April 2008=
 
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==SambaXP==
 
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For the 2008 entries, see [[Samba4/Andrew_and_Jelmers_Fantasy_Page/2008]].
*Successfully gave 3 presentations
 
**Samba4 status report (Both)
 
**Samba4 and the LDAP backend / Little barber shop of horrors (Andrew)
 
**RPC Scripting using Python (Jelmer)
 
*Worked with Sam Liddicott
 
**He has implemented the start of a WAFS (latency reducing) proxy for Samba4
 
**Organised to visit his companies office
 
*Improved code coverage to give better 'headline' figure for presentation (Andrew)
 
**Working with Kai's winbind work to run metze's structure based tests
 
**Kai worked on blackbox tests
 
**Required fixing up parts of winbind (untested code is broken code, Andrew)
 
*Fixed bugs in Pidl reported by Volker (Jelmer)
 
*Added knownfailure support in test code (Jelmer)
 
*Split out policy library into separate git repository (Jelmer)
 
*Worked with Wilco on more registry tests (Jelmer)
 
*Fixed several Python usability bits (Jelmer)
 
*Fixed duplication in blackbox tests (Jelmer)
 
*Initial work on ncacn_http support (Jelmer)
 
*Discussions with Guenther, Michael about reconciling registry, libsmbdotconf and smbdotconf in Samba 3 and 4 (Jelmer)
 

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.