[Samba] Samba 3.0.26a Available for Download
dyioulos at firstbhph.com
Wed Sep 12 21:43:57 GMT 2007
On Wednesday 12 September 2007 5:22 pm, Guillermo Gutierrez wrote:
> Ok, I am trying again with the sernet instructions on
> enterprisesamba.com, this time aptitude is telling me that there is no
> public key for the site.
> Can I still install from here? Or do I need to add the key, if so where
> do I get it from?
> Guillermo Gutierrez
> Network Administrator
> Market Scan Information Systems, Inc.
> (818) 575-2017
> (818) 324-0871
> ggutierrez at marketscan.com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: samba-bounces+ggutierrez=marketscan.com at lists.samba.org
> [mailto:samba-bounces+ggutierrez=marketscan.com at lists.samba.org] On
> Behalf Of Dimitri Yioulos
> Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2007 7:53 AM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: [Samba] Samba 3.0.26a Available for Download
> On Tuesday 11 September 2007 8:44 pm, Josh Kelley wrote:
> > On 9/11/07, Ed Kasky <ed at esson.net> wrote:
> > > Not being as adept at building rpm's as I could be if I had the time
> > > to learn it, is there any supporting documentation anywhere that
> > > describes how to go about converting from an rpm install to
> > > installing from src?
> > >
> > > Or is it easier/preferred/better to stick with the rpm's and build
> > > them from the src?
> > I strongly prefer using RPMs on an RPM-based system; I think that
> > there are a lot of advantages to letting the package manager know
> > about all of the software installed on my systems. For example, it
> > lets you easily switch back and forth between a version that you build
> > yourself and one that's provided by the vendor, and it lets you more
> > easily install and upgrade software across multiple computers.
> > Building RPMs yourself in this case is quite easy:
> > Set up your RPM build environment. Instructions are available online
> > from several places;
> > http://www.city-fan.org/tips/CreateRPMBuildEnvironment appears to be a
> > good set of instructions.
> > Next, download the SRPM (.src.rpm file) from the Samba site
> > (http://www.samba.org/samba/ftp/Binary_Packages/Fedora/SRPMS/).
> > Although the directory is labeled Fedora, it works quite well for RHEL
> > and CentOS too.
> > Finally, run "rpmbuild --rebuild samba.src.rpm". The resulting RPMs
> > will be placed in ~/rpmbuild/RPMS.
> > Another poster mentioned sernet's RPMs. I personally prefer to use
> > the ones from Samba's web site for Fedora / RHEL / CentOS, since their
> > packaging more closely matches RHEL's, but your mileage may vary.
> > Josh Kelley
> > --
> Just to point out, it looks like the samba team officially blesses the
> RPMs, as from the samba web site:
> "http://enterprisesamba.com/ offers Samba packages for SLES, RHEL, and
> That's good enough for me. But, to each his/her own.
Why not simply DL the RPMs and install them?
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