Samba4 TP

tridge at tridge at
Sun Jan 22 22:15:18 GMT 2006


 > It may be worth reconsidering the package name.  Debian has a method of
 > aliasing one package name to another.  If the Samba4 package is called
 > "samba4", then at some future time, when everyone should actually be using
 > Samba4, Debian can remove the Samba3 package (currently called "samba") and
 > make requests for the "samba" package actually retrieve "samba4".  This also
 > allows Debian to provide both Samba3 and Samba4 for as long as they like, and
 > for each to have its own version number.

That's up to the debian packager. I don't want us (the Samba Team) to
make these sorts of choices on behalf of the distros.

So I think we'll do our release as samba-4.0-tp1, and let the distros
cope in whatever way they think is best.

Cheers, Tridge

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