Package distribution hassles - a proposal.
Max TenEyck Woodbury
mtew at cds.duke.edu
Thu Feb 28 00:20:50 GMT 2002
John H Terpstra wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Feb 2002, Max TenEyck Woodbury wrote:
>> John H Terpstra wrote:
>> I just spent an hour searching the Red Hat FTP site for samba*.rpms.
>> There were over a 100. 21 different .src.rpms for samba and 4 for smbfs.
>> Obviously, it makes no sense to build for anything older than 6.2, but
>> should I document the older stuff? I'm inclined to limit the initial effort
>> to stuff that's less than 2 years old. If someone else wanted to do the
>> 'historic' stuff for the fun of it, the more power to 'em!
>> I'll do a web search for other samba distributions later tonight, but
>> it would help if you supplied a list to make sure I don't miss anything
> We need support for:
Thanks for the list. I haven't finished yet, but partial results follow:
I took you list and sorted it into a priority order and started hunting
for source specifications. I also started a search for other distributions.
It seems like everybody and his brother have a distribution. I've listed
a few misc. ones at the end. I'll fill in more later.
Red Hat: 6.1, 6.2, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2 **********
samba-2.0.6-9.src.rpm 2230 Kb (6.2)
samba-2.0.7-4.src.rpm (6.1 update)
samba-2.0.7-21sslj1.src.rpm 3732 Kb (7.0 ja)
samba-2.0.7-21ssl.src.rpm 4148 Kb (7.0)
samba-2.0.7-36.src.rpm 4356 Kb (7.1 i386)
samba-2.0.8-1.7.1.src.rpm 4343 Kb (7.1 alpha, ia64)
samba-2.0.10-0.62.src.rpm 3388 Kb
samba-2.0.10-0.7.src.rpm 3388 Kb (7.0 update)
samba-2.0.10-2.src.rpm 4613 Kb (7.1 kr, update)
samba-2.2.1a-4.src.rpm 5811 Kb (7.2)
samba-2.2.1a-5.src.rpm 5813 Kb (7.2 ia64, s390)
samba-2.2.3a-1.src.rpm 5387 Kb (RawHide)
samba-2.2.3a-2.src.rpm 5387 Kb (RawHide s390x)
Mandrake: 7.x, 8.0, 8.1 ******
ftp.linux-mandrake.com/pub is empty...
(nearest to me. YMMV)
Caldera OL Server: 2.3, 3.1, 3.1.1 *****
TurboLinux: 4.0, 6.0, 6.5, 7.0 ****
Caldera OpenServer 5.0.5, 5.0.6 ****
Sun Solaris Sparc 6, 7, 8, 9 ****
HPUX: 10.20, 11.00, current ****
SuSE: 6.x, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 ***
Sun Solaris Intel 7, 8 ***
Tru64: 4.0B, 4.0D, 5.0, 5.1 ***
Caldera Open UNIX: 8.0 **
AIX: current and two prior **
Conectiva Linux: last 2 or 3 releases *
Caldera OL Workstation: 2.3, 2.4, 3.1, 3.1.1 *
e-Smith: Current and immediate previous only *
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