1.9.18alpha3 on same LAN as 1.9.17p2 ??

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at switchboard.net
Wed Oct 22 15:10:13 GMT 1997

On Wed, 22 Oct 1997, Joshua Heling wrote:

> A situation has come up wherein I need oplocks ASAP - from yesterday's release 
> announcement it seems that only the NT Domain Controller parts of 1.9.18 are 
> particularly alpha, so I thought I might test 1.9.18 to see if I might be able 
> to use it in a production environment (without the NT stuff, of course).
> My question is, is it safe to test 1.9.18 in a functioning 1.9.17 - based 
> network (I recall concerns for doing this with 1.9.16 and 1.9.17 due to WINS 
> code(I think)) ?  Any gotchas to watch out for?

should be absolutely fine.  the issue with 1.9.16 mixed with 1.9.17 was 
if you had mis-configured your systems to attempt to provide two "domain 
master / pdcs" for the same workgroup.

this is only possible to do for two or more 1.9.17+ samba servers.


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