[Samba] Best strategy to undo an update
cmerrill at redhat.com
Wed Sep 8 20:34:07 GMT 2004
Andrew B. Young wrote:
> My http authentication through winbind has stopped working with a Fedora
> Core 2 update of httpd and samba (and others),
> httpd-2.0.49-4 -> httpd-2.0.50-2.1 & samba-3.0.3-5 ->
> which I believe is caused by a winbind bug
> What is the best strategy to fix this? I can think of two:
> 1) rpm --erase all the samba-*-3.0.6-2.fc2 packages and
> rpm --install all the samba-*-3.0.3-5 packages
> I have never done this, but suppose it will work.
> 2) download the Samba 3.0.6 source, apply the patch, compile,
> install, & run
> I am worried this will somehow interfer w/ samba-*-3.0.6-2.fc2
> preventing me from using the Fedora update in the future.
1 should work quite well, however keep in mind that by doing that you
are going to lose everything in /var/cache/samba (idmaps etc.) so you
may need to reapply permissions on local files.
I'm not sure how 2 will work and I imagine it would cause some confusion
with Fedora's update feature.
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