[Freeipa-devel] Client compatibility article

Martin Kosek mkosek at redhat.com
Fri Apr 18 11:46:18 UTC 2014

On 04/18/2014 01:40 PM, Petr Viktorin wrote:
> On 04/18/2014 01:29 PM, Martin Kosek wrote:
>> On 04/18/2014 10:52 AM, Petr Viktorin wrote:
>>> On 04/18/2014 10:33 AM, Martin Kosek wrote:
>>>> FYI - I saw numerous questions about "ipa" tool backward compatibility (the
>>>> most recent is https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1089015), so I
>>>> created a section about it:
>>>> http://www.freeipa.org/page/Client#Compatibility
>>>> and added it to FAQ.
>>> Looking for the version in an internal module doesn't strike me as the best
>>> method. Especially if you have to add a warning to not change the file. (And
>>> changing it is just "discouraged"? Really?)
>> I specifically added the warning about changing it because this is what the
>> user in the Bugzilla did and I really want to discourage people doing that. If
>> you have better wording in mind, please feel free to improve :-)
> I'd rather not mention it at all; saying "here is a stupid thing you really
> shouldn't do" will just make people do it.

Umm, ok, makes sense :) I removed the warning.


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