[Samba] Re: Samba log hell

Tom Diehl tdiehl at rogueind.com
Sat Aug 12 15:33:36 GMT 2006

On Sat, 12 Aug 2006, reader at newsguy.com wrote:

> "Gerald (Jerry) Carter" <jerry at samba.org> writes:
>> reader at newsguy.com wrote:
>>> "Gerald (Jerry) Carter" <jerry at samba.org> writes:
>>>>> It seems something has suddenly chagned whereby I
>>>>> cannot access any linux shares from windows.
>>>> Yup.  You need 3.0.23b plus the patch I posted today.
>>>> You're using an smbpasswd file right ?
>>> Yes,  Ok, working on it, but I don't understand why
>>> this quit working suddenly.
>> I would suggest reviewing the archive for the list
>> over the past two weeks.
> Changes in Sid behaviour recently introduced ... I guess.
> Sorry to have bugged you when I could have just looked around a bit.
>>> What do you think is going to change by doing this?
>> We fixed bugs that are probably affecting your installation.
>> If you don't want to to go the trouble of getting the
>> latest code, that's up to you.
> It wasn't meant retorically.  It was a genuine question.
> But I'll find out soon enough with my own build as suggested.
> I'm still a little confused about something.  You said to install the
> newest release and patches, but somewhere else it was said that the
> patches are inside samba-3.0.23b.tar.gz.
> So is the only file I need to download samba-3.0.23b.tar.gz?

I am pretty sure he was talking about the patches that were created after
23b was released. Therefore you need both. It is easy enough to tell though.
If a patch is already installed when you try to apply it patch will complain.

Hope this helps,


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