[Samba] Update Samba4 version

Ricardo Pardim Claus ricardo.claus at yahoo.com.br
Thu Apr 6 18:05:41 UTC 2017

Hi Ricardo,

Am 05.04.2017 um 19:44 schrieb Ricardo via samba:
>> Should I pay attention to the settings options that have been changed?
>> Or should I also pay attention to the bugs fixed?

> Pay attention to everything that does or may have impact on your Samba 
> installation.

> Most important are the major changes listed at the beginning of the RN. 
> Additionally, it's important to know about new/removed/deprecated 
> parameters, and if defaults have been changed.

> Also the list of bugs that have been fixed may be interesting. Maybe you 
> see that a problem is fixed that affected you. Additionally it's good to 
> know what we fixed, in case you later have related problems. Maybe the 
> fix introduced a regression. For example, the latest release fixes a 
> regression, introduced by a fix in the previous version.

> Everything in the RN is good to know. That's why we put it there. :-)

>> Another question:
>> My current version is 4.4.5. Do I need to read the release notes
>> > from all versions until the final release? (4.4.6, 4.4.7,
>> 4.4.8 .... 4.6.2) ??

> Read the x.y.0 RN from the major releases + the all for minor versions 
> of the new branch.

> For example, if you want to switch from 4.4.5 to 4.6.2, read the RN from:
> - 4.5.0
> - 4.6.0
> - 4.6.1

> - 4.6.2
> to know what has been changed between your current and the version you 
> want to install.

> Regards,

> Marc

Dear Marc, 
His explanation was very helpful. 
Thank you for the informations. 
My greetings 

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