ubuntu and samba4
abartlet at samba.org
Sun Feb 3 05:35:47 MST 2013
On Sun, 2013-02-03 at 13:04 +0100, David Feurle wrote:
> I want to use samba4 and winbind in Ubuntu 12.04.
> Up to now (during beta and rc phase) I was compiling samba4 myself. It
> worked so far - my only concern are security updates. I would therefore
> prefer a binary packet. I found some ppa's with samba4 (up to
> samba4.0.2). All these ppa's seem to don't provide libwbclient1. This
> prevents samba4/winbind4 from working correctly as the samba4 packet
> pulls libwbclient in version 3.4.1 - which does not seem to be
> compatible with samba4.
> For example when issuing samba --version the folling error gets displayed:
> feurleda at niobe:~/soho-box/samba4-install$ samba --version
> samba: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libwbclient.so.0: no version
> information available (required by
> Version 4.0.2
> There was a discussion some time ago on this mailinglist about how to
> implement a debian packet for samba4. Does the debian packet provide a
> recent libwbclient? Is this bug as well present in debian sid?
I didn't get any further with my 'complete' debian package, and nobody
has taken it on yet, as far as I know. The ubuntu package isn't the
same as what we provide in the tarball - it does not provide 'smbd' for
example, and I'm not supprised by the other challenges.
This happens because (quite reasonably) the package does not
provide/replace parts that would overlap Samba 3.6 that exists in the
main distribution. Sadly that means it isn't a complete package.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
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