[Samba] How current is the HOWTO collection?

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Tue Feb 22 20:54:08 GMT 2005

On Tuesday 22 February 2005 07:57, William Enestvedt wrote:
> When a new version of Samba is posted, is the HOWTO COllection updated,
> or does the Samba Team rely on the community to spot anachronisms and
> report them as bugs?

I maintain the HOWTO and Samba-Guide. The PDFs on our web site are more up to 
date than the printed book. The documentation in each release should be up to 

>    I'm struggling with a new install of Samba that's more complex than
> I've tried before, and I keep the two Samba dead-tree books open on my
> desk -- but if the online docs in the tarball are more current than the
> books, these heavy things are going up on my shelf!

The PDFs and the Web versions of both books were updated before 3.0.11 

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Samba-Team Member
Phone: +1 (650) 580-8668

The Official Samba-3 HOWTO & Reference Guide, ISBN: 0131453556
Samba-3 by Example, ISBN: 0131472216
Hardening Linux, ISBN: 0072254971
Other books in production.

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