[Samba] [WIP][PATCH] 'fix' smbspool_krb5_wrapper, libexecdir and ctdb helper binary locations for 4.4
medalist at sapo.pt
Thu Mar 24 23:22:07 UTC 2016
> I'm sorry, I missed the release with ths one.
:-) That's okay, I did it during ./configure.
> If you file a bug, it will make this a little harder to forget, and we
> can get this sorted for the next release (not sure if we will move
> binaries around during the release series).
Ok. I will try to do that.
On a related note, does sysvol really need to be in
"/usr/local/samba/var/locks"? This is a monstrous path and there's
already a "/usr/local/samba/var/lock", which is somewhat prone to
confusion... Why not /usr/local/samba/var/sysvol"?
Anyway, I just said goodbye to the old faithful Sernet packages I have
been using for many years. After some tests with the 4.3.x line, I went
to 4.4.0 on the AD DC and two member servers. All went very well. Thank
you again to the Samba developers.
While adapting the "samba_backup" script that comes with the Samba
source for the new installation path, I stumbled across a limitation in
tar. It truncates the packaged paths to about 100 characters and as such
it cannot accommodate the contents of "sysvol". I found discussions
about this dating at least from 6 years ago and the problem continues,
at least in the platform I am using, CentOS 7.2. Turning to star now. I
already confirmed that it doesn't have this limitation. Let's see if it
preserves the extended attributes correctly.
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