[Samba] List of Dependencies in Samba wiki

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Oct 13 10:36:24 UTC 2016

On Thu, 13 Oct 2016 12:51:37 +0300
F F via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Hello.
> Due that bug
> (https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/samba/+bug/1573221) it is
> needed to install winbind to make domain controller work. But winbind
> package is absent in dependencies list
> ( https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Samba_Dependencies#Debian_.2F_Ubuntu)
> for Debian/Ubuntu. Smbclient is not needed for domain provision, but
> used for testing of installed domain controller here
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Setup_a_Samba_Active_Directory_Domain_Controller
> .
> I propose to add winbind and smbclient packages to dependencies list
> for Debian/Ubuntu.
> Tested successfully with Samba 4.3.11-Ubuntu on Ubuntu 16.04.01

I think you may have misunderstood the dependencies list, this list is
what you require to compile Samba on a given OS. If you compile Samba,
you will get, amongst other things, winbind and smbclient.


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