[Samba] Question regarding sizes of of Samba for SuSE Linux

Guenther Deschner gd at samba.org
Thu Apr 27 16:54:42 GMT 2006


On Thu, Apr 27, 2006 at 08:50:57AM -0700, Francis Wilson wrote:
> My high school computer lab has a Samba file server, currently running 
> SuSE Linux 9.3; over the summer, I plan to wipe out the hard drives and 
> install SuSE Linux 10.0; with this in mind, I have just downloaded the 
> latest Samba, and I was struck by the tremendous difference between the 
> relative sizes of samba-3.0.5 and samba-3.0.22.
> 6,413,555 samba-3.0.5-0.1.i586.rpm          10/01/2004  04:54 PM
> 3,012,340 samba-3.0.22-6.1.14.i586.rpm   04/27/2006  08:18 AM
> Is something wrong?  Can someone explain why the newer version is less 
> than half the size of the older version?

probably as we have a separate samba-doc package now containing all the

Günther Deschner                    GPG-ID: 8EE11688
Novell / SUSE LINUX                       gd at suse.de
Samba Team                              gd at samba.org
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