[Samba] How to mount a share without using -o vers=1.0 ?

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon May 13 18:15:59 UTC 2019

On 13/05/2019 18:52, Steve Litt via samba wrote:
> On Mon, 13 May 2019 17:40:00 +0100
> Rowland penny via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>> On 13/05/2019 17:05, Steve Litt via samba wrote:
> [snip]
>>> Any advice on how to perform this mount without -o vers=1.0 would be
>>> greatly appreciated.
>>> Thanks,
>>> SteveT
>> Steve, Your version of Samba is too old, it only understands SMBv1,
>> any way you can upgrade Samba ?
>> Rowland
> I hope so. The Void Linux packagers just confirmed that they're
> shipping 8 year old 3.6.25_14, have little incentive to update, and
> consider Samba "a complex system designed originally to replace AD, it
> has lots of moving parts and usually includes a lot of vendored libs".

It wasn't originally designed to replace AD, it was designed to connect 
to Windows PC's

How about this for incentive, there are so many bugs and security 
concerns in 3.6.x that you could drive a tractor through them. Do not 
use 3.6.x , it isn't safe.

Whilst it wasn't designed to replace AD, it can now.

> Ugh!
> So I'll need to do it myself. A couple questions:
> 1) Is it true that 4.9.4 is the latest stable release?

No, the latest version is 4.10.2

> 2) What is my easiest way to build 4.9.4. If git,  what's my git
> command to build 4.9.4 rather than the nightly bleeding edge?

The easiest way would to download the latest tarball:


Then read these:




Or alternatively dump Void, use Devuan and this repo:



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