Kernel upgrade and recompile Samba

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Thu Jun 26 17:02:57 MDT 2014

On Thu, 2014-06-26 at 13:25 +0200, Davor Vusir wrote:
> Hi!
> When  the kernel is upgraded and the associated libraries and such
> too, is it beneficial to recompile Samba? To be able to use the new
> improved functionality?

No, Samba does not depend on the running kernel.  

Likewise, there is rarely additional functionality exposed as new APIs
that we use in new system libraries, so I wouldn't bother. 

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT

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