[Samba] The sad state of samba 4 adaption for home/small business routers.
jra at samba.org
Sat Mar 12 16:42:24 UTC 2016
On Sat, Mar 12, 2016 at 04:34:34PM +0000, Rowland penny wrote:
> On 12/03/16 16:08, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> >On Sat, Mar 12, 2016 at 12:50:50PM +0100, Luca Olivetti wrote:
> >>El 12/03/16 a les 12:37, Rowland penny ha escrit:
> >>>Well yes, but these are usually a mass market product and will no doubt,
> >>>in the fullness of time, get to use a version of Samba 4 seeing as how
> >>>3.6 has been EOL since March 2015.
> >>You'd be surprised to see what old shi^H^H^H "carefully crafted with
> >>backported fixes packages" router vendors put in their products.
> >>In a sense I'm glad they do, since due to a samba misconfiguration on their
> >>part I could unlock a heavily locked router ;-)
> >You shouldn't have to depend on samba misconfigurations,
> >GPLv3 should guarentee that you can replace the Samba
> >on *any* device. That's the whole point of GPLv3 - no
> >If you find a Samba device using any Samba 3.2 or
> >newer that doesn't allow you to replace it, please
> >let us know so we can start the compliance process.
> > Jeremy.
> Hi Jeremy, what about something using 3.0.37 ?
> That is what is running on my BT homehub 5.0B
Nope, 3.0.37 is under GPLv2, which allows DRM lockdown
I'm afraid. That's why we moved 3.2.0 and later to
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