[Samba] Win7 clients problem after upgrading samba file server to 4.12 on Arch
abartlet at samba.org
Tue May 5 09:50:44 UTC 2020
On Tue, 2020-05-05 at 11:08 +0200, pavlos wrote:
> My plans are as follows, step by step:
> - clone the VM, clean and build the newest from gitlab, I can see it
> is 4.13.0pre1
> - clone the VM. clean and build the latest supported 4.11.8
> - create a new fresh VM with another distro, not Arch or Arch-based,
> build the official 4.12.2 - to check/confirm that it is not distro-
Thanks. Even if it is distro-related, the bisect between the two
versions will be helpful.
> I will start playing in couple of hours, now I am at work...
> wt., 5 maj 2020 o 03:33 Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org>
> > On Tue, 2020-05-05 at 03:05 +0200, pavlos wrote:
> > > @Andrew
> > > Unfortunately I didn't make notes on exact time of errors when
> > doing
> > > my tests...
> > >
> > > But, I've spend last couple of hours on building samba from
> > master:
> > > Have made a clone of the virtual machine, with new name and
> > network
> > > interface mac address, and a new dynamic IP assigned by my
> > router.
> > > Uninstalled Arch packages: samba, smbclient and cifs-tools
> > (depending
> > > on smbclient)
> > > As 'ala' downloaded
> > > https://download.samba.org/pub/samba/samba-latest.tar.gz and
> > unpacked
> > > it, obtaining 'samba-4.12.2' directory
> > Thanks. This gives you Samba 4.12.2. However our development
> > branch,
> > master is newer. Could you try that?
> > git clone https://gitlab.com/samba-team/samba/
> > That can be downloaded from
> > but if you use git, then you can really help us with the bisect.
> > But the rest of your steps look good.
> > The next step, assuming master still fails, is to do a bisect.
> > http://webchick.net/node/99
> > You may need to run 'git clean -x -f -d' between steps.
> > This will be slow, particularly as you can't automate it (need test
> > with the client), but it is a very good way to find what the issue
> > is.
> > Thanks,
> > Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett https://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team https://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT
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