RedHat/SaMBa package distribution hassles.

David Collier-Brown davecb at
Thu Feb 21 11:03:06 GMT 2002

Max TenEyck Woodbury wrote:
> However, If you put out a package that is supposed to be a drop in
> replacement for the Red Hat package(s), you will get fewer complains
> if it has the same structure as the Red Hat package(s).

	Er, it isn't supposed to be...

	This is the same problem as repackaging samba 
	for solaris with i's layout-standard peculiarities,
	for AIX, for SGI and so on: the degree to which 
	volunteers are available limits both the number
	of ports and the number of minor variants.

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