What is blocking a Samba4 Tech Preview?
jelmer at samba.org
Mon Dec 19 14:45:28 GMT 2005
On Mon, Dec 19, 2005 at 03:52:02AM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote about 'Re: What is blocking a Samba4 Tech Preview?':
> On Mon, Dec 19, 2005 at 12:32:53PM +0100, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 19, 2005 at 02:55:58AM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote about 'Re: What is blocking a Samba4 Tech Preview?':
> > > On Sun, Dec 18, 2005 at 10:06:55PM +0100, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> > > > > If we can get some of this code out into the hands of users, we might
> > > > > get the interest and developers we so desperately need, but doing
> > > > > 'nothing' (ie continuing development) isn't going to move us.
> > > > Certainly! The Debian packages of Samba4 are a bit more sane now,
> > > > after a couple of patches from Steinar Gunderson (Sesse for those on
> > > > IRC), so I hope we can get some Samba4 packages in Debians
> > > > experimental as well.
> > > What is the (eventual) upgrade path from samba3 to samba4 going to look
> > > like?
> > There currently is an upgrade script that reads in a Samba3 smb.conf
> > file and the various Samba3 TDB files and writes out the appropriate
> > Samba4 data files. I guess you'd be using these in upgrades.
> Ok. Does the current packaging use this? :-)
Not yet :-) I'll have a look at getting it to that state. It'd be good
to give that script some testing.
> > So far, I've been trying to keep the package names distinct from the
> > official ones, since if I'd messed up things with version numbers, people
> > wouldn't have been able to upgrade from my packages to more recent
> > official ones.
> Fair enough. I think we should be able to get the version numbers right by
> the time we upload to experimental, though.
I'm currently using the following format: 3.9.0+SVN12312-1, does that
sound sane to you?
Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at samba.org> - http://jelmer.vernstok.nl/
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