Samba4 TP

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
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 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

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College
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