[Samba] Accidentially upgraded production DC to git master branch

Pinja-Liina Jalkanen pinja-liina.jalkanen at vihreat.fi
Thu Sep 10 16:00:33 UTC 2015

On 10/09/15 18:37, Rowland Penny wrote:
> 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 :-)

True, but usually it's far easier and faster to just use Git. One should
just use it _carefully_, unlike I had done! :)

Pinja-Liina Jalkanen
Vihreät / De Gröna

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