Starting on a Samba 4.0 'complete' debian package

Rowland Penny repenny at
Wed Dec 19 08:58:45 MST 2012

On 19/12/12 15:04, Ralph Wuerthner wrote:
> 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.
> Regards
>     Ralph
I think he is talking about this:

Only available for x86 not x86_64

What is needed more, IMHO, are cups packages that don't rely on the samba 3


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