[Samba] Gentoo, Heimdal and Samba 4.2 EOL

Stefan G. Weichinger lists at xunil.at
Thu Jan 5 10:26:00 UTC 2017

Am 2017-01-05 um 11:04 schrieb Andrew Bartlett:

>> A gentoo dev pointed me to this bug:
>> https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=588262#c3
>> They seem to have issues with heimdal (Comment 3), I don't know if
>> they
>> asked for upstream help or could need some.
> If they want the AD DC, they just need to stop thinking of Heimdal as
> anything other than code we ship, and stop trying to unbundle it.  Just
> build it like all the rest of Samba. 

Understood. I pointed the gentoo-devs to this thread etc, let's see if
they pick up that information.

>> For me and the current job it sounds like hopping over to Debian.
>> They also are still at 4.2.14, but AD-DC works.
> More recent packages are posted here by some contributors, or you can
> help Debian on the packaging team and so get us the bandwith to
> consider a backport (the backport is 'easy', the support is not and we
> are understaffed on the debian Samba Team).

I'd be happy to be able to do so but I am understaffed myself ;-)
-> one man show with too many servers to maintain ...

And I don't know anything about Debian packaging as well.

thanks all for your work and support

ps: now I still have to use 3.6.25 for backups there, for a start

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