[Samba] Update Samba - Build RPM or install it over existing version?

RRuegner robert at ruegner.org
Thu Apr 1 15:12:42 GMT 2004

Michael Gasch schrieb:

> hi
> as the subject already tells you:
> is it better (and "cleaner") to build samba v3 always as RPM and install 
> it or - in case of an update of samba - simply overwrite the existing 
> version with "configure && make && make install" ?
> normally there aren't too many changes in the paths of the 
> install-scripts, so that all (old) samba files are correctly overwritten
> what would you suggest?
> thx
> greez
i have updated samba on suse serveral times with rpm and found no 
problem but it may be different with other distros

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