[Samba] oplocks and samba 2.2.7

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Fri Dec 13 18:32:02 GMT 2002


(Thanks to Jerry Carter for pointing out the following omission in my last
reply to you)

You should also be aware that two (2) samba team members actively maintain
Samba packaging. You will find it under samba-2.2.7a/packaging/Debian, and
you can use this to build a Debian comliant samba package.

- John T.

On Fri, 13 Dec 2002, Jean-Paul ARGUDO wrote:

> Hi all,
> I really know you'll tell me it is not an issue from Samba nor a matter
> of topic in this list.
> But. I have problems with oplocks, surely because of my version:
> Version 2.2.3a-12 for Debian I noticed it all in bug 26128 and posted
> here precisions, few days ago.
> Version 2.2.3a-12!!!??? YES, this is the *stable* version from Debian.
> What would I do? Install newer version (2.2.7,afaik), then corrupt my
> system? Or wait for Samba team to put 2.2.7 in the stable?
> For example, in current proposed-updates, samba version proposed is
> 2.2.3a-12!! I think I'll have to wait a year before 2.2.7 becomes
> stable, then you'll be supporting only version 2.4 ? :-)
> I really know again it is *not* the problem of Samba team.
> But, I think when I read docs "always install newest version before
> asking to support", you put to rubbish all users who havent yet
> connexion to internet, or ones who just buy brand new RH, Mandrake,
> Suse, whatever, box, with surely not the latest Samba version in  :-(
> What are my solutions then? Build my own deb package from your cvs?
> Thats what I'm gonna do finally, corrupting a bit my stable production
> debian server :-/
> I'd really like you give your point of view on this.
> Thanks a lot for your efforts!

John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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