[Pkg-samba-maint] Any interest in an enterprise software bof at Debconf 10?

Russ Allbery rra at debian.org
Wed Apr 14 18:58:38 UTC 2010

Sam Hartman <hartmans at debian.org> writes:

> I've been thinking that Debian does a really great job of integrating
> packages within a single system.  It also packages a lot of the
> enterprise software that you'd want to cause a Debian system to be part
> of an enterprise infrastructure.

> However, Debian is not so great at integrating a computer into a larger
> infrastructure.  Certainly we do that with Debian all the time, andthere
> are even tools to help build solutions--debconf databases, parts of d-i,
> fai,puppet, parts of samba, etc, etc.  However it's nothing like Windows
> in its simplicity.

> Similarly, I think there could be more coordination between some of the
> packages that are useful in enterprises.

> Would people find it a useful use of their time to discuss these sorts
> of issues?  If so, I'd be happy to try and organize a BOF on this sort
> of thing and actually have a more coherent plan by the conference.
> However I'd like to get a couple of acks that this is worth thinking
> about/attending before the registration deadline tomorrow.

Sure, I'm interested (and will be there).

Russ Allbery (rra at debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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