Samba 3.0.20rc1 Available for Download

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Thu Jul 28 22:27:50 GMT 2005

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	                                   Oplocks are strange
	                                    -- Volker Lendecke
Release Announcements
This is a release candidate of the 3.0.20 code base and
is provided for testing purposes only.  While close to the
final stable release,  this snapshot is *not* intended for
production servers.  If all goes well, this could become
the final 3.0.20 release.

Common bugs fixed in 3.0.20rc1 include:

~  o Print server upgrade failures.
~  o OS/2 interoperability bugs.
~  o Winbindd crashes on Solaris Sparc.
~  o Interoperability issues with Win2003-SP1 & Win2000-SP4.SR1.

What happened to 3.0.15 - 3.0.19?

After some discussion it was deemed that the amount of changes
going into the next Samba 3.0 release needed something to catch
people's attention.  Skipping several releases was chosen as
the best solution with the least overhead.  There will be no
3.0.15 - 3.0.19 ever released.  The next production release
following 3.0.20 should be 3.0.21.

The original announcement about the version number change can
be found in the samba mailing list archives:

Download Details

The uncompressed tarballs and patch files have been signed
using GnuPG (ID F17F9772).  The source code can be
downloaded from:

The release notes are available online at:

Binary packages are available at

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