[Samba] How do I upgrade from 2.2.5 to 2.2.8
hnulty at email.unc.edu
Fri Mar 21 14:40:54 GMT 2003
The make revert command works. It replaces the binaries with previous version
saved as ---.old by the make install process.
> > On Thu, 2003-03-20 at 09:25, Mark.Roth at mylanlabs.com wrote:
> > > Samba List Serve Users:
> > > Is there a document or web link that follow that describes the steps
> > to
> > > upgrade Samba from 2.2.5 to 2.2.8? The documentation on samba.org the
> > I
> > > have read assumes that the install is a fresh install and not an
> > upgrade.
> > > Thanks so much,
> I recently upgraded from Samba 2.2.2 to 2.2.8 from source. I had a quick
> look at the Makefile before I started and there are rules for installing
> the files, uninstalling the files and reverting the files to the previous
> I simply unpacked the source into /tmp/download, cd'd to
> /tmp/download/samba-2.2.8/source, issued a './configure' and a 'make',
> then su'd to the root user and inssued a 'make install'.
> The install process backed up all of the old files it was replacing (to
> filename.old) and didnt touch any of the tdb files or smb.conf itself. I
> restarted Samba and everything ran fine!
> As everything went okay, I've not had to use the 'make revert' command,
> but looking at the Makefile, I see no reason for it not to work. Does
> anyone have any experience of using it?
> Dr. Andy Dawson
> A.J.Dawson at Bradford.ac.uk
> Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.
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