[Samba] Samba rpms now available from CentOS Storage SIG

Anoop C S anoopcs at samba.org
Mon Aug 24 12:10:34 UTC 2020

On Mon, 2020-08-24 at 14:49 +1200, Andrew Bartlett via samba wrote:
> On Tue, 2020-08-18 at 04:09 -0400, Nico Kadel-Garcia via samba wrote:
> > Then what, precisely, is the point of these non-RHEL supported
> > updates, rather than using the versions built into the base RHEL
> > and
> > CentOS?
> > 
> > If you'd like the tools to enable domain controller access. I
> > publish
> > a set  of them, pdated a few days ago to 4.13.0rc2., at
> > 
> > * https://github.com/nkadel/samba4repo/
> > 
> > I may be a bit fussy about this, but I've gotten a bit tired of
> > having
> > to keep updating these.
> Nico,
> One innovation (compared with how most Samba for RPM-based-systems)
> in
> the CentOS storage packages are that they do not use the system
> tdb,talloc,tevent,ldb etc.  
> Samba is tested with the version that is included in the release, and
> updates to the system version can break other things (sssd is the
> most
> likely, but in theory almost any of the other dependencies).  
> It seems to me both safer and (the reason I mention it to you) I hope
> a
> little less work to maintain just Samba packages, and not the bundle
> of
> libraries as well.
> Anoop,
> You might wish to remove the redundant declaration of the minimum
> talloc/tevent/etc versions from the top of the .spec, these are
> either
> unused or redeclared later on.

Ah.. there are two different declarations. I should have just retained
lib{talloc,tdb,tevent}_version global macros and get rid of
{talloc,tdb,tevent}_version variables.

Thanks, I will make necessary changes.

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