[Samba] Accidentially upgraded production DC to git master branch

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny241155 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 15:37:24 UTC 2015

On 10/09/15 16:29, Pinja-Liina Jalkanen wrote:
> On 10/09/15 18:04, Rowland Penny wrote:
>> The wiki used to have a warning about using samba from git in production
>> (why did you remove it Marc ?). You cannot be sure that it isn't broken,
>> it shouldn't be, but it could be. What is in samba-master gets branched
>> off for the next release (or so I understand), this is then released as
>> 'rc' candidates to find and fix any bugs, you are therefore getting any
>> possible unfixed bugs by using samba-master. I would suggest you use the
>> latest stable version (4.3.0) instead, but of course, I cannot force you
>> to do so.
> Oh, but that's exactly the version I'm going to use. I'm just going to
> check out that release tag from the Git instead.
> See, that's what I originally intended to do. I just missed a critical
> step: I never checked out the tag, so I ended up accidentially compiling
> and installing something I didn't intend to. Because it worked anyway, I
> just never realised it, until now.

OK, but if you used the tarball instead, you wouldn't have the problem 
you are having now :-)


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