[Samba] Is the samba-dc package on Centos 7 gimped?
oflameo2 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 19 06:12:42 MDT 2014
On 10/19/2014 03:51 AM, Rowland Penny wrote:
> On 19/10/14 00:06, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
>> On Sat, Oct 18, 2014 at 8:57 AM, steve <steve at steve-ss.com> wrote:
>>> On 18/10/14 11:15, Rowland Penny wrote:
>>>> On 18/10/14 00:38, Martinx - ジェームズ wrote:
>>>>> So, which Samba package out there is the best one, ever?
>>>> Oh come on, this a bit like asking a sports fan which is the best
>>>> team ;-)
>>> The best Samba package, ever, is the one you build yourself. For your
>>> domain. To your requirements. So that you know what's in it. So that you
>>> have control over it. You cannot expect Centos, Ubuntu nor Debian to
>>> do that
>>> job for you;)
>> I'll beg to disagree here. This way lies madness with complex
>> software. I don't have the *time* to hand-compile and hand-tune every
>> single package myself. And I say this as a guy who does it
>> professionally, publishing backport tools for Samba 4.1.11 to RHEL: 6,
>> over at https://github.com/nkadel/samba4repo and
>> https://github.com/nkadel/samba4repo. and as the first publisher of
>> ports to SunOS way, way back in the day.
>> I can expect RHEL to do that for me in new OS releases, it's part of
>> what I pay money for, and sharing the expertise in a bundled set for
>> others is part of what I appreciate from the open source and freeware
> So you are going to rely on red hat coming up with a working samba DC
> package, good luck with that and I hope you are prepared to be patient.
> Samba 4 was released nearly 2 years ago and red hat still hasn't got a
> working package, why ? because they insist it must work with mit instead
> of heimdal, it probably would have been quicker for red hat to drop mit.
You can tell what Red Hat is going to do tomorrow by Fedora does today.
Today the contents of the samba-dc package
https://apps.fedoraproject.org/packages/samba-dc/ is still the note
about why there is no Samba AD DC.
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