[Samba] Re: Will *not* be providing RedHat 9 packages for Samba
Gerald (Jerry) Carter
jerry at samba.org
Thu Mar 22 16:41:41 GMT 2007
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> Somehow I understand your decision, but personally I regret
> it. I run SAMBA built from the source RPM on an old RH 7.1.
> It is still much easier to build from the package than
> building from the tar doing all configuration manually.
You can save the RedHat-9 packaging directory from the
3.0.25pre2 release an continue to use that. But you'll
have to update it from time to time as things change.
That's what I'm trying to get away from.
> How big is the difference actually? I some cases an
> SRPM made for RHEL will build directly on an older RH
> as well.
It's the one-big-rpm vs. multiple-rpm packaging layout.
There will be other things possibly but generally should
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