[Samba] Update Samba

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Jul 19 23:35:02 GMT 2002

Donal Byrne wrote:
> Hi,
> Newbie question: I've installed samba_2.2.5 and it works great, got winbind
> working have convinced boss types that it's a viable alternative to Windows
> for some filesharing, however I originally did the configure and make
> without specifying smbmount be included in the build but with some other
> options, inlcude winbind and pam. If I run ./configure --with-smbmount and
> do a make etc. will this just update my existing install or overwrite it? I
> can't remember all the options that I originally installed and don't want to
> run the risk of overwriting it and possibly breaking something in my config
> having got it to the point where people are just about to start using it.
> Thanks
> D

Reinstalling Samba will not remove or replace your smb.conf, your
secrets.tdb or your smbpasswd file.

Andrew Bartlett

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Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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