[Pkg-samba-maint] Samba and an Enterprise track at Debconf10

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at debian.org
Thu Apr 29 18:03:37 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-04-28 at 15:06 -0400, Sam Hartman wrote:
> I've been asked to coordinate an Enterprise track at Debconf 10.
> I was wondering if there were any Samba related talks that  it would be
> worth giving.  Here are things I can think of:
> * How samba fits together with other components in Debian; for example
>   how Samba can facilitate using Kerberos apps by helping with domain
>   joins etc, how things like winbind fit together with the Debian
>   PAM/NIS infrastructure, etc.
> * Vision for Samba4 in Debian--now and in the future
> * Challenges packaging enterprise infrastructure like Samba.  In
>   particular, how do you manage the configuration in a way that works
>   well both for single systems and for managed infrastructure in the
>   enterprise?  As software gains more dependencies, how do you provide
>   an easy/coherent experience?

> do any of these sound like things worth discussing at the conference?
Yes, I think these are definitely interesting topics. 

I'd certainly be interested in the contributions from other developers
with regards to suggestions one and three. 

I'm interested in contributing, but I should probably figure out if I
can make it to DebConf first.. 



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