[Samba] [Announce] Samba 3.5.0rc2 Available for Download

Robert LeBlanc robert at leblancnet.us
Mon Feb 1 08:19:07 MST 2010

On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 11:05 PM, Christian PERRIER <bubulle at debian.org>wrote:

> Quoting Karolin Seeger (kseeger at samba.org):
> > Release Announcements
> > =====================
> >
> > This is the second release candidate of Samba 3.5.  This is *not*
> Debian packages for 3.5.0rc2 were uploaded to Debian experimental as
> of Sunday Jan 31st.
> Many special thanks to Michael Adam for bringing a new configure
> option for the *.dat files location. That allowed us, Debian
> maintainers, to drop the very last bit of code changes meant to deal
> with file locations that were not fitting the Debian view of the FHS.
> The Debian diff is now very minimally restricted to Debian specific
> changes that are not suitable for upstream inclusion (mostly
> documentation stuff).
> The Debian packaging team for Samba will now discuss the opportunity
> to bring 3.5 packages in Debian unstable:
> - release Debian squeeze with 3.5 instead of the now quite rock solid
>  3.4?
> - consequences for Ubuntu?
> Anyway, we again renew public thanks to Karolin's for her tremendous
> job in release management. The entire Samba Team also deserves thanks
> for their commitment to follow their release manager. A predictable
> upstream release policy is the best that can happen to distro
> packagers.

This is very exciting, thank you all for your hard work. We would like to
see 3.5 in Squeeze soon as we will most likely be deploying Windows 7 2nd
quarter this year.


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

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