[Samba] Debian Package Updates

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Aug 7 18:11:32 MDT 2013

On Wed, 2013-08-07 at 17:58 +0100, Dominic Evans wrote:
> On 5 August 2013 01:28, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2013-08-02 at 14:41 +0100, Dominic Evans wrote:
> >> The debian package of samba4 is still sitting at 4.0.3 in
> >> experimental. Please could someone (Andrew?) upload an updated package
> >> now that we are up to 4.0.7?
> >>
> >> http://packages.qa.debian.org/s/samba4.html
> >
> > We have toiled mightily, and have new experimental packages.  They are
> > stuck in the NEW queue, and have been for a month:
> > http://ftp-master.debian.org/new.html
> >
> > (This is because we have additional package names, as part of the merge
> > with the 'samba' package).
> So the new packages have now made it into experimental
> http://packages.qa.debian.org/s/samba/news/20130806T230018Z.html
> However, it isn't obvious what the upgrade step(s) should be from an
> existing `samba4` install to these packages. They don't appear to have
> specified Conflicts/Replaces with the samba4 packages, and it appears
> like a `sudo apt-get install -t experimental samba` would be partially
> installing alongside the existing samba4 binaries?

We do have conflicts/Replaces set, and when the bulk of the packaging
work was done this was tested upgrading from both.  From here, the best
approach would be to tell us what errors you get, and we can add some
more as required. 

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT                   http://catalyst.net.nz

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