Samba has no maintainer on Exherbo any more

After having worked with Samba for almost 20 years, I'm giving up now.

I have submitted patches upstream when Samba (and I :) ) was young,
I've proof-read books on Samba and NTLM but where they're going, I
can't follow them any more.

- Samba 4.1.0 doesn't even build for me any more and I'm too
frustrated to figure it out.

- In Samba 4.1.0, SWAT (the configuration web interface) seems to have
been removed. I might be missing something but if I'm not, that sucks.

- Samba's "new" crappy build system WAF is just horrible and I simply
don't understand it. I asked for help (and it was offered) but nothing
was ever done.

- New versions of Samba 4 try to build against already installed
versions in the live filesystem and I don't understand WAF enough to
fix that.

I've just removed myself from BUGS_TO. If you want it, take it but if
you do, do me a favour and do a better job than me and make sure
you're weird enough to understand (and ideally like) WAF.
I am and have been working on quite a few F/OSS projects:
  • Exherbo (Nick: Philantrop)
  • Gentoo (Nick: Philantrop)
  • Calibre plugin iOS reader applications
  • Calibre plugin Marvin XD
  • chroot-manager
  • stuff on github
  • Lots of other projects
  • If you like my work, feel free to donate. 🙂

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