[Samba] sssd-ad cannot be installed with sernet samba

Andrey Repin anrdaemon at yandex.ru
Tue Mar 31 18:43:13 MDT 2015

Greetings, Rowland Penny!

>>> On 30/03/15 16:33, Luca Olivetti wrote:
>>>>  Right, the correct solution would be to package samba in a way that
>>>>  doesn't break sssd.
>>> You could also say that sssd should be packaged in a way that works 
>>> with the sernet packages.
>> I'm with Luca on this one.  It's not Debian/Ubuntu's responsibility to 
>> modify their distro packages work with random 3rd party packages. If 
>> sernet is in the business of building supported packages for Debian 
>> and/or Ubuntu, they ought to build them to work with Debian and/or 
>> Ubuntu's packages.

> It all depends on what is meant by supported, Debian/Ubuntu supports 
> their packages and Sernet supports their Samba packages. Why should 
> Sernet support something they do not supply ?

Two points.
If package is supposed to be a replacement, it should, at the very least,
provide same names. At. The. Very. Least.
If package provide deficient functionality (nss module unable to supply
home/shell data? That's a nonsense!), it is useless and needs to be
replaced or fixed.

> Sernets packages work as a complete system, they do not need to support the
> use of sssd with their packages, their packages work without it.

You just said that they don't work. A few lines above.

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 03:38:40

Sorry for my terrible english...

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