Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/net/samba
To: None <>
From: Takahiro Kambe <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/05/2002 08:36:57
In message <20020204115648.A10182@jgrind.home>
	on Mon, 4 Feb 2002 11:56:48 -0800,
	Johnny Lam <> wrote:
> > Yeah, I misunderstand that those TDB files are generated by
> > configurariton or purely running data.
> I believe that the "lockdir" originally contained just oplock files
> that could safely be removed across reboots.  But starting with the
> 2.2.x releases of Samba, more stuff is placed under the lockdir, to
> the point where it's not really a "lockdir" anymore.
Yes, sure.  I guess that Samba team kept it some backward
compatibitily.  But even before 2.2.x release, WINS data shouldn't be
removed across reboot.

> > I can say at least, WINS data ( shouldn't be removed across
> > reboot.  I've almost finish lockdir to /var/db/samba.
> /var/db/samba sounds like a sane place to put it.  Do you want me to do
> it?  I think we just need to change the SAMBA_LOCKDIR line in the samba
> Makefile, bump the PKGREVISION, and emit a warning message if there are
> any files found under /var/run/samba.
I'll commit from now.  I've get some changes about making "piddir"
from FreeBSD and I would send "piddir" patch to Samba team.

Takahiro Kambe <>