[Samba] Upgrading samba from source over debian packages

Marc Muehlfeld mmuehlfeld at samba.org
Tue Sep 27 18:31:56 UTC 2016

Hello Elias,

Am 27.09.2016 um 18:16 schrieb Elias Pereira via samba:
> We have samba 4.1.17 installed via debian package and would like to install
> the latest version 4.5 from source.
>  It's possible to perform this upgrade over the packages? If so, what the
> paths used in the installation via debian packages?


Pass the paths as options to the 'configure' script. See --help.

Don't forget to uninstall the packages before running 'make install'.
Otherwise you risk that a Debian update overrides your setup or getting
dependency problems.


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