[Announce] Samba 4.8.9 Available for Download

Karolin Seeger kseeger at samba.org
Fri Feb 8 10:29:36 UTC 2019


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				"Better a diamond with
				 a flaw than a pebble
				 without."

				 Confucius
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Release Announcements
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This is the latest stable release of the Samba 4.8 release series.


Changes since 4.8.8:
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o  Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org>
   * BUG 11495: s3: lib: nmbname: Ensure we limit the NetBIOS name correctly.
     CID: 1433607.

o  Christian Ambach <ambi at samba.org>
   * BUG 13199: s3:utils/smbget: Fix recursive download with empty source
     directories.

o  Tim Beale <timbeale at catalyst.net.nz>
   * BUG 13736: s3:libsmb: cli_smb2_list() can sometimes fail initially on a
     connection.
   * BUG 13747: join: Throw CommandError instead of Exception for simple errors.

o  Ralph Boehme <slow at samba.org>
   * BUG 13688: Windows 2016 fails to restore previous version of a file from a
     shadow_copy2 snapshot.
   * BUG 13455: Restoring previous version of stream with vfs_shadow_copy2 fails
     with NT_STATUS_OBJECT_NAME_INVALID.
   * BUG 13736: s3: libsmb: Use smb2cli_conn_max_trans_size() in
     cli_smb2_list().

o  G√ľnther Deschner <gd at samba.org>
   * BUG 13708: s3-vfs: Prevent NULL pointer dereference in vfs_glusterfs.
   * BUG 13720: s3-smbd: Avoid assuming fsp is always intact after close_file
     call.
   * BUG 13725: s3-vfs-fruit,s3-vfs-streams_xattr: Add close call.
   * BUG 13774: s3-vfs: Add glusterfs_fuse vfs module.

o  Aaron Haslett <aaronhaslett at catalyst.net.nz>
   * BUG 13738: dns: Changing onelevel search for wildcard to subtree.

o  Stefan Metzmacher <metze at samba.org>
   * BUG 13722: s3:auth_winbind: Ignore a missing winbindd as NT4 PDC/BDC
     without trusts.
   * BUG 13723: s3:auth_winbind: Return NT_STATUS_NO_LOGON_SERVERS if winbindd
     is not available.
   * BUG 13752: s4:messaging: Add support 'smbcontrol <pid> debug/debuglevel'.

o  Anoop C S <anoopcs at redhat.com>
   * BUG 13330: vfs_glusterfs: Adapt to changes in libgfapi signatures.
   * BUG 13774: s3-vfs: Use ENOATTR in errno comparison for getxattr.

o  Martin Schwenke <martin at meltin.net>
   * BUG 13717: lib/util: Count a trailing line that doesn't end in a newline.

o  Ralph Wuerthner <ralph.wuerthner at de.ibm.com>
   * BUG 13741: vfs_fileid: Fix get_connectpath_ino.
   * BUG 13744: vfs_fileid: Fix fsname_norootdir algorithm.


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Reporting bugs & Development Discussion
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Please discuss this release on the samba-technical mailing list or by
joining the #samba-technical IRC channel on irc.freenode.net.

If you do report problems then please try to send high quality
feedback. If you don't provide vital information to help us track down
the problem then you will probably be ignored.  All bug reports should
be filed under the "Samba 4.1 and newer" product in the project's Bugzilla
database (https://bugzilla.samba.org/).


======================================================================
== Our Code, Our Bugs, Our Responsibility.
== The Samba Team
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Download Details
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The uncompressed tarballs and patch files have been signed
using GnuPG (ID 6F33915B6568B7EA).  The source code can be downloaded
from:

        https://download.samba.org/pub/samba/stable/

The release notes are available online at:

        https://www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-4.8.9.html

Our Code, Our Bugs, Our Responsibility.
(https://bugzilla.samba.org/)

                        --Enjoy
                        The Samba Team
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