[Samba] Samba 3.0.26a Available for Download

Herb Lewis hlewis at panasas.com
Tue Sep 11 16:46:40 GMT 2007

If you want your source built version to install to the same dirs
as the rpm you are using, run "smbd -b" to get all the paths
that you should use in configure.

Ray Anderson wrote:
>> In your migration back to src, any special considerations?  Or will 
>> you just remove the rpm and install from the src?  Any considerations 
>> for the smb.conf?  I can't think of any off hand myself, but thought 
>> I'd put it out on the list just in case...
> In my particular situation, removing the rpm also removed the 
> /var/log/samba dir and all subtrees, so if you want the log history of 
> the machines, back that up first, and restore after removing the rpm.  
> Otherwise, you must create the /var/log/samba directory.
> Also, for the Redhat/Fedora users, you will want to backup the 
> /etc/init.d/smbd script and then restore and edit to point to the 
> /usr/local/samba/sbin directory.  Other than that, the migration was 
> quite painless, and now I'm finally running an up to date samba with an 
> up to date samba-vscan vfs plugin.

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