[Samba] Binaries for Debian and Ubuntu

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Fri May 29 15:19:21 MDT 2015

Am 29.05.2015 um 23:10 schrieb Steve Ankeny:
> I need to be asking Ubuntu why they're not providing updates in their
> backports repo

because there is no reason to do so?

4.1.6 is not just 4.1.6 as released upstream
just look at the *complete* apckage version
backports repo != backporting

don't get me wrong but you *really* need to learn some basics or just 
accept the your ditribution is knowing better than you what they are doing

> On 05/29/2015 04:53 PM, Reindl Harald wrote:
>> Am 29.05.2015 um 22:46 schrieb Steve Ankeny:
>>> I'm wondering why Ubuntu 14.04 contains packages for 4.1.6 but not
>>> 4.1.17 or 4.1.18?
>>> Since 4.1.x is the current maintenance mode, I'd expect it to be
>>> included in Ubuntu repos
>> Ubuntu is Debian based
>> you need to learn how LTS distributions work with backporting security
>> issues or switch to a distribution which ships recent packages
>>> Should we be adding a repository to our 'sources.list'?
>>> On 05/29/2015 01:10 PM, Reindl Harald wrote:
>>>> Am 28.05.2015 um 04:45 schrieb Andrew _:
>>>>> There are no Debian / Ubuntu repositories available with recent Samba
>>>>> releases.
>>>>> What is the reason for this situation?
>>>> because nobody built packages?
>>>> Fedora 22 as example has Samba 4.2.x
>>>> do you want a LTS distribution or bleeding edge software
>>>> you can't have both at the same time

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