[Samba] Samba-tool error after update to 4.12.0

Alex MacCuish alex at maccuish.org.uk
Thu Apr 16 09:52:59 UTC 2020

In that case I'd update the wiki and make that clear, since it misled me 
to believe that it could all be done "in-place" when compiling yourself :)


On 16/04/2020 08:12, Andrew Bartlett via samba wrote:
> On Thu, 2020-04-16 at 07:34 +0100, Rowland penny wrote:
>> On 15/04/2020 21:29, Andrew Bartlett via samba wrote:
>>> That is correct.  Most of the time this isn't an issue because the
>>> new
>>> ldb modules, linking to the new symbol versions, overwrite the old
>>> files on 'make install'.
>>> However we chose to remove some obsolete ldb modules in the 4.12
>>> cycle
>>> and so the old modules remain, triggering these warnings.
>>> We notice the old modules because we try to load all the modules
>>> during
>>> startup of ldb to see if they wish to provide hooks for the command
>>> line handling in the ldb* tools.  (But this happens for all ldb
>>> consumers, including samba-tool).
>>> Andrew Bartlett
>> Andrew, if we are going to do things like this, don't you think it
>> would
>> be a good idea to document it in the release notes ?
> We could.
> This isn't the first time we have removed modules, and we haven't ever
> promised that you can install Samba on top of an existing installation,
> but you would be correct to say it has often worked.
> Andrew Bartlett

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