[Samba] RedHat EL 3 rpm spec file and samba 3.0.14a?

Rainer Traut tr.ml at gmx.de
Wed Apr 27 08:30:20 GMT 2005

Marshall Herington wrote:
> Is the RedHat RPM spec file included with the samba-3.0.14a.tar.gz source 
> files compatible with RedHat EL 3? In other words, are the locations for the 
> various support directories (/var/lib/samba, /var/cache/samba, etc.) the 
> same between the RedHat EL 3 version of samba (currently stuck at 3.0.9, I 
> think) and the official samba.org <http://samba.org> versions?
> I would like to upgrade my installation samba beyond the RedHat sanctioned 
> version in order to take advantage of the new features and significant bug 
> fixes that have come along recently. Does anyone have experience with this 
> type of situation?
> Thanks,
> Marshall


look here,

this is a nonofficial and unsupported 3.0.13 srpm for el3,
I took the last 2 patches out (should be in 3.0.14)
It compiled cleanly with 3.0.14a.

Have this running since then without problem.


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