[Samba] samba latest release

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue Sep 17 16:29:01 GMT 2002

On Tue, 17 Sep 2002, Kovar Jan wrote:

> So, why do they create a rpms?
> Question on samba team:
> It is really helpfull to have rpms. Are you thinking about creating also
> updated binary packages? Something like:
> samba-2.2.5-2.rpm or samba-2.2.5-1.print-patch.rpm? I thing that popularity
> of binary distributions is big. But if we are able to update samba only by
> compilling from source, than it looses its sence.

I don't build off cycle RPMS.  The ones on Samba.org for RedHat
are build from the pristine release source.  Easier for us
to validate bugs reports against "2.2.5", etc... because we know
exactly what that means.

While producing such patched RPMS would be a potential good idea, it would 
be almost impossible for me to do the QA necessary to handle in between 
release packages.

I would recommend, checking with your OS vendor for in between release 

cheers, jerry
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