[Samba] Is the samba-dc package on Centos 7 gimped?

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Sun Oct 19 09:19:42 MDT 2014

On 19/10/14 16:08, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 19, 2014 at 3:51 AM, Rowland Penny
> <rowlandpenny at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> On 19/10/14 00:06, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
>>> 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
>>> worlds.
>> 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.
>> Rowland
> MIT Kerberos was, and remains, the reference Kerberos stack, so the
> reluctance to migrate from it is understandable.

So what, this, where I come from from, is known as 'cutting your nose 
off to spite your face' or in other words, they could have had a samba 
DC nearly two years ago and still have worked on getting mit kerberos to 

> And yes, I see some
> development reports on Red Hat and Fedora getting this striaghtened
> out in the foreseeable future.
I think they said this nearly two years ago ;-)


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