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

Michael Gasch gasch at eva.mpg.de
Fri Apr 2 07:26:00 GMT 2004

ok, thanks for your help

so i'll go on compiling it for myself


Steven Kurylo schrieb:
> Michael Gasch wrote:
>> 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?
> You shouldn't ever mix rpm installs with make installs, its asking for 
> trouble.  Use which ever method you used for the original install.


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