[Samba] Gentoo, Heimdal and Samba 4.2 EOL (was: Re: bug in smbclient (?) 4.2.x)
abartlet at samba.org
Wed Jan 4 23:28:46 UTC 2017
On Thu, 2017-01-05 at 12:26 +1300, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Thu, 2017-01-05 at 00:07 +0100, Stefan G. Weichinger via samba
> > Am 2017-01-04 um 23:49 schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger via samba:
> > >
> > >
> > > on my way to 4.5.3 now
> > compiling samba-4.5.3 on gentoo *failed* right now
> > seems to be related to heimdal issues .. it's too late here right
> > now
> > to
> > go on with that, maybe tomorrow.
> > browsed the gentooo bugzilla, found
> > https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=593486
> > (and commented)
> > That seems to be the showstopper at gentoo.
> > Aside from that: pls remember that they had/have that issue with
> > debian
> > as well.
> In Debian we re-bundled heimdal. Samba is only known to work and is
> only tested with the bundled copy. The semi-private interfaces we
> with the KDC have skewed and we rely on specific patches to be
> on the Heimdal side.
> The work to have Heimdal updated in Samba, so we can then port out
> last few patches and unbundle it remains uncompleted. The port to
> kerberos is ongoing, but also not complete.
For clarity, I speak here regarding the AD DC mode. The file server
has always supported the system MIT Krb5, and continues to do so as a
fully supported option.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba
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