Starting on a Samba 4.0 'complete' debian package

Ralph Wuerthner ralphw at
Wed Dec 19 08:04:23 MST 2012

On Wed, 19 Dec 2012 08:32:54 +1100
Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at> wrote:

> Just a heads-up in case anyone is interested, particularly anybody
> skilled in debian and debian packaging (I'm not :-).
> What I've done is, based on Jelmer's samba4 package in experimental
> the samba (currently 3.x) package, and netgear's combined package, is
> to create a combined package containing the AD DC and the file
> server, as a single build.  In particular, compared with the existing
> samba4 packages, this will allow users to run the smbd file server,
> rather than being forced to run ntvfs, and doesn't mix other
> components with the 3.x install.
> As far as I'm aware, no other debian package of the complete Samba
> 4.0.0 release exists (if it does, I'll be be glad to know about it!). 

Have you looked at ?
The SerNet guys already have Samba 4.0.0 Debian packages.



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