Why is gnutls-3.4.7 needed for samba-4.8.0 with "--with-dc" enabled?

Alexander Bokovoy ab at samba.org
Mon Apr 23 04:25:10 UTC 2018

On su, 22 huhti 2018, Nico Kadel-Garcia via samba-technical wrote:
> I've been looking at backporting Samba 4.8.0 to RHEL and CentOS 7, and
> see that there is a hard-coded dependency for gnutls 3.4.7 or later
> iif "--with-dc" is enabled. Backporting gnutls-3.4.7 into RHEL or
> CentOS 7 is.... a lot more work than I'd personally want to take on.
> Is the dependency on gnutls-3.4.7 a hard dependency?
Yes, it is. Backupkey remote protocol implementation relies on the
functionality that is provided by gnutls-3.4.7 or later. 

/ Alexander Bokovoy

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