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

buhorojo buhorojo.lcb at gmail.com
Tue Mar 31 23:52:09 MDT 2015

On 01/04/15 02:43, Andrey Repin wrote:
> 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.
To repeat that sernet provides _partial_ functionality. sssd is not an 
add-on. It provides the functionality which is missing in sernet.

>> 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.

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