[PATCH] Update WHATSNEW.txt

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[PATCH] Update WHATSNEW.txt

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Hi,

please find attached a patch to remove the AES section from the release
notes. This was intended for 4.7.

Please feel free to review/push.

Thanks!

Cheers,
Karo

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Re: [PATCH] Update WHATSNEW.txt

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On Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 10:08:30AM +0100, Karolin Seeger via samba-technical wrote:
> Hi,
>
> please find attached a patch to remove the AES section from the release
> notes. This was intended for 4.7.
>
> Please feel free to review/push.

RB+. Pushed - thanks !

> Cheers,
> Karo
>
> --
> Karolin Seeger https://samba.org/~kseeger/
> Release Manager Samba Team https://samba.org
> Team Lead Samba SerNet https://sernet.de

> From c0a3af60dc42584b7a58b6efc6aa09519d64fd97 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Karolin Seeger <[hidden email]>
> Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2017 10:04:19 +0100
> Subject: [PATCH] WHATSNEW: Remove old entry about accelerated AES
>
> Signed-off-by: Karolin Seeger <[hidden email]>
> ---
>  WHATSNEW.txt | 20 +-------------------
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 19 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/WHATSNEW.txt b/WHATSNEW.txt
> index 4265627d774..9d93def832e 100644
> --- a/WHATSNEW.txt
> +++ b/WHATSNEW.txt
> @@ -16,25 +16,6 @@ UPGRADING
>  NEW FEATURES/CHANGES
>  ====================
>  
> -Using x86_64 Accelerated AES Crypto Instructions
> -================================================
> -
> -Samba on x86_64 can now be configured to use the Intel accelerated AES
> -instruction set, which has the potential to make SMB3 signing and
> -encryption much faster on client and server. To enable this, configure
> -Samba using the new option --accel-aes=intelaesni.
> -
> -This is a temporary solution that is being included to allow users
> -to enjoy the benefits of Intel accelerated AES on the x86_64 platform,
> -but the longer-term solution will be to move Samba to a fully supported
> -external crypto library.
> -
> -The third_party/aesni-intel code will be removed from Samba as soon as
> -external crypto library performance reaches parity.
> -
> -The default is to build without setting --accel-aes, which uses the
> -existing Samba software AES implementation.
> -
>  KDC GPO application
>  -------------------
>  
> @@ -55,6 +36,7 @@ smb.conf changes
>    --------------                     -----------             -------
>    oplock contention limit            Removed
>  
> +
>  NT4-style replication based net commands removed
>  ================================================
>  
> --
> 2.11.0
>