[Samba] Given up on Fedora Ubuntu is 1000-folder simpler
lsorense at csclub.uwaterloo.ca
Fri Jan 15 14:06:09 MST 2010
On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 03:46:16PM -0500, Rob Shinn wrote:
> That's just silly. I use Ubuntu on my desktops and servers mostly
> because I prefer the extra fit-and-polish it has to Debian. But I've
> used both and the packages themselves are basically the same. A
> particular Ubuntu stable release package of Samba is more likely to be
> more current than the Debian stable release, but that's a result of
> policy differences, not technical ones. The source for the packages is
> the same: the Debian package repos. The main difference is that Ubuntu
> might add a patch or two that hasn't made it into the stable Debian
> package yet, but other than that, they are the same.
Intesting, given I stick with debian because I prefer things that upgrade
correctly (something ubuntu really needs some polish on). I guess it
depends where you like your polish applied.
> Kudos to the good work of the Debian devs. Without you, there would be
> no Ubuntu and the world would be much worse off without Debian.
> As far as the comments on Fedora, you're also aware that the Ubuntu devs
> follow Fedora development and take away some of their best stuff, too,
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