[Samba] Samba 3.4.0 in Debian unstable

Robert LeBlanc robert at leblancnet.us
Wed Jul 8 16:15:09 GMT 2009

On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 10:46 PM, Christian Perrier <bubulle at debian.org>wrote:

> Quoting Karolin:
> > Release Announcements
> > =====================
> >
> >
> > This is the first stable release of Samba 3.4.
> As of yesterday, Samba 3.4.0 is now available in Debian unstable. It
> means that the next release of Debian (codename "squeeze", due
> out...when it's ready, probably around the end of 2010) will have at
> least this version.
> Besides everything that's new in Samba 3.4 and which Samba Team
> members are more qualified than me to talk about, I'd like to point
> out that, again, the gap between Samba packages in Debian/Ubuntu and
> upstream code has shrinked again. There is nearly no more code patch
> in our package that hasn't been integrated upstream.
> The efforts of the samba package maintainers in Debian are now focused
> on getting this package to enter Debian "testing", which is what will
> become the final Debian release. That requires other packages samba is
> depending upon to enter testing themselves...which might take
> time..but will happen within the next weeks, I hope.
> For Ubuntu users, it means that the next Ubuntu release will have
> Samba 3.4.something.
> We would like to express public thanks to the Samba Team for
> publishing such good quality code and very specific thanks to Karolin
> Seeger for managing to assemble the pieces and succeed in publishing
> releases on a timely manner, and to Michael Adam for his work work
> integrating the Debian patches, particularly in the build system. The
> good work we're (hopefully) doing in publishing packages is because
> you are doing such good work.
I would also like to add my appreciation to the Debian Samba team for
providing excellent packages and having it released and patched soon after a

Thank you,

Robert LeBlanc
Life Sciences & Undergraduate Education Computer Support
Brigham Young University

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