[Samba] [ANNOUNCE] Samba 3.2.1 Available for Download

Karolin Seeger ks at sernet.de
Tue Aug 5 12:41:48 GMT 2008

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Release Announcements

This is the second stable release of Samba 3.2.

Major bug fixes included in Samba 3.2.1 are:

  o Race condition in Winbind leading to a crash.
  o Regression in Winbindd offline mode.
  o Flushing of smb.conf when creating a new share using SWAT.
  o Setting of ACEs in setups with "dos filemode = yes".


Changes since 3.2.0
- -------------------

o   Michael Adam <obnox at samba.org>
    * BUG 5608: Fix link creation for libtalloc.so.1 (and friends) on
      Solaris 8.
    * BUG 5594: Fix "make test" by adding and using a new testparm
      switch "--skip-logic-checks".
    * Fix creation of libaddns.a, libsmbclient.a and libsharemodes.a.
    * Update the section about net conf in the net(8) manpage.
    * Improve processing of registry shares.
    * Fix listing of registry shares with testparm.
    * Fix several build issues.

o   Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org>
    * BUG 5578: Fix error from strlcat.
    * BUG 5613: Fix flushing of smb.conf when creating a new share using SWAT.
    * Ensure consistent use of pdb_get_nt_passwd instead of
    * Remove worrying warning message when safe_strcpy tries to copy a
      pseaudo interface name that's too long.
    * Canonicalize servername in the printer functions to remove leading
      '\\' characters.
    * Fix option processing in smbcacls - add POPT_COMMON_CONNECTION.
    * Fix bug creating files using DOS clients with mixed case files.
    * Fix uninitialized variable.

o   Yannick Bergeron <yaberger at ca.ibm.com>
    * Fix compile error on AIX 6.1

o   Jim Brown <jim.brown at miami.edu>
    * Fix SGI compiler warnings.

o   Günther Deschner <gd at samba.org>
    * BUG 5616: Fix session keys also in rpccli_netr_LogonSamLogonEx wrapper.
    * BUG 5570: Fix bogus error message during AD domain join.
    * Fix trusted domain handling in Winbindd.
    * Fix build warning.

o   SATOH Fumiyasu <fumiyas at osstech.co.jp>
    * BUG 5202: Fix setting of ACEs for users/groups with write access
      in setups with 'dos filemode = yes'.
    * Re-activate 'acl group control' parameter and make it only apply
      to owning group.

o   Volodymyr Khomenko <Volodymyr.Khomenko at exanet.com>
    * Make ntimes function more like POSIX and allow NULL arg.

o   Volker Lendecke <vl at samba.org>
    * BUG 5512: Fix alignment problems on sparc.
    * BUG 5616: Fix share connections in setups with
      "server signing = mandatory" or SMB signing set on the client side.
    * Fix a race condition in Winbind leading to a crash.
    * Fix a segfault in base64_encode_data_blob.
    * Fix some uninitialized variable references via ndr_print.
    * Fix error message if trying to join with a non-privileged user.
    * Fix setups using "include = registry" without [global] settings
      in the registry.
    * Fix "net sam rights" on domain member servers.
    * Add documentation for the vfs streams modules.

o   Herb Lewis <herb at samba.org>
    * Cleanup some duplicate code by passing the password to the wbinfo_auth*
    * Allow SID with 0 in subauthority to be converted properly.

o   Zach Loafman <zachary.loafman at isilon.com>
    * Set sin[6]_family instead of ss_family in in[6]_addr_to_sockaddr_storage.
    * Fix realpath() check so that it doesn't generate a core() when it fails.

o   Jim McDonough <jmcd at samba.org>
    * Fix overwriting of winbind logfiles.

o   Lars Müller <lars at samba.org>
    * Fix "vfs_full_audit.c: name table not in sync with vfs.h" panic.

o   Darshan Purandare <dpurandare at isilon.com>
    * Add broadcasting of the debug message to all winbindd children.

o   Karolin Seeger <kseeger at samba.org>
    * BUG 5635: Fix updating of printer queues.

o   Andreas Schneider <anschneider at suse.de>
    * Release still reachable memory if the smbclient context is freed.
    * Remove trailing withespace from wbinfo -m which breaks gdm auth.

o   Simo Sorce <idra at samba.org>
    * BUG 5540: Fix "set primary group script" user option substitution.
    * Fix regression in Winbindd offline mode.

o   Bo Yang <boyang at novell.com>
    * Allow authentication and memory credential refresh after password
      change from gdm/xdm.
    * Allow %u parameters for print job username.

Download Details

The uncompressed tarballs and patch files have been signed
using GnuPG (ID 6568B7EA).  The source code can be downloaded


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