abartlet at samba.org
Mon Jan 23 20:24:44 GMT 2006
On Mon, 2006-01-23 at 11:34 +0100, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
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> tridge at samba.org schrieb:
> > Derrell,
> > > 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.
> I hope you mean samba-4.0.0-tp1...
As far as I can remember, we did samba 3.0alpha21, so I would like to
follow that pattern.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College http://hawkerc.net
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