[Samba] Re: Running smb without nmb? (Linux Suse 8.1 feature)

John Newbigin jn at it.swin.edu.au
Thu Oct 24 23:47:01 GMT 2002

Richard Sharpe wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Oct 2002, Matthew Hannigan wrote:
>>>So how/why would splitting these scripts be a good thing? 
>>It's possible to not run nmbd at all, and in some
>>circumstances that's what you would want.
> Hmmm, I recently developed a script for starting smbd and nmbd under
> RedHat, but perhaps the Samba team should contain a standard script that
> was usable on most FHS/LSB compliant versions but would also work, through
> post-processing during install, when you install in /usr/local/samba/...
Does FHS not say you should install into /usr/local or /opt/samba?

I don't know if LSB has anything to add to this.


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