Upgrading Samba to 2.2.2

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Sat Oct 20 06:38:03 GMT 2001

Trond Eivind Glomsrød wrote:
> Robert Fultz - Lynn University <RFultz at lynn.edu> writes:
> >    I'm new to Linux.  I'm looking for other directions and reasons NOT to
> > use Microsoft.  I setup my first RedHat - Linux Server and have been trying
> > to upgrade to Samba 2.2.2 from 2.0.7.  When it runs it says that there a lot
> > of conflicts with some of the files with the previous version of Samba
> > installed.
> You're probably trying to install ("rpm -ivh <rpms>") instead of
> update ("rpm -Uvh <rpms>"). Choose the upgrade version.
> --
> Trond Eivind Glomsrød
> Red Hat, Inc.

Nope, its becouse RedHat ships about 4 RPMS containing samba, while we
ship just one.  Nobody seems to have goten around to adding a
'obsoletes' line to our RPM.  (I'm assuming that would do the job, I
havn't looked at it closely.)

Just remove all the existing samba RPMS, then install ours.

Andrew Bartlett

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Samba Team member, Build Farm maintainer        abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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