[Samba] Samba 3.4.2 Installation Issue

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Thu Oct 9 18:05:56 GMT 2008

On 10/9/2008, Greg WOLD (GWOLD at FAMILYDOLLAR.com) wrote:
> I'm having difficulty installing samba v3.2.4 on my CentOS 5 box. I've
> downloaded the samba-3.2.4.tar.gz file to /usr/tmp (svn gave a timeout
> so I decided to download the gz file instead). I ran tar xvzf
> samba-3.2.4 to unpack it. Then I followed the directions here:
> <http://svnanon.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/compil
> ing.html>, beginning in the Verifying Samba's PGP Signature section.
> Everything compiles and runs w/out issue. But when I run smbclient -V,
> I get Version 3.0.28.el5_2.1 instead of something w/3.2.4. What could
> I be doing wrong?

Sounds to me like you already had the Centos version installed.

If you want to install from source and are up to it, thats fine, but
you'll need to be very careful for this very reason...


Best regards,


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