[Samba] using git to stay current

David Bear dwbear75 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 24 13:21:13 MDT 2014

Thanks Rowland. I'm not sure what the best practice is for managing a
latest samba 4.x installation. When there is a security update, I assume
then that stable becomes samba-4.1.10.tar.gz ?

On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 11:58 AM, Rowland Penny <rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
> wrote:

> On 24/06/14 19:50, David Bear wrote:
>> I want (or think I do) to use git to be able to grab the latest stable
>> release of samba.
> I think that if you want to use the latest stable release, then do just
> that, use the latest tarball, which at the moment is this:
> http://ftp.samba.org/pub/samba/stable/samba-4.1.9.tar.gz
> Using git seems like a good idea, but git could be broken, not saying it
> is, but it could be, git by its very nature is likely to be unstable.
> Rowland
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