[Samba] using git to stay current

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Wed Jun 25 05:38:40 MDT 2014

On Tue, 2014-06-24 at 19:58 +0100, Rowland Penny 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

No, no. git has been around for years. It's very stable. I think the OP
means the latest _stable_ git checkout which can be had by pointing at:

If you're brave or have a test setup you could also try the bleeding
egde at master.

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