[Samba] Compiling and upgrading
rpenny at samba.org
Thu Jul 14 11:43:38 UTC 2022
On Thu, 2022-07-14 at 11:05 +0000, Jon Gerdes via samba wrote:
> On Thu, 2022-07-14 at 11:51 +0200, Nicolas Boissé via samba wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have a samba AD server (CentOS 7) installed from compiled
> > sources.
> > What is the procedure for compiling and updating? Can I just
> > remove
> > /usr/local/samba/bin, lib, libexec and sbin, then make && install ?
> > Or is it an insecure method and better not to update ?
> > Thanks!
> If you still have the source that you ran "make install" from then
> should be able to run "make uninstall" to remove the old version
> See: https://github.com/samba-team/samba/blob/master/Makefile
> So, download the new source, configure and make it. Run the
> on the old version and then make install on the new one.
> I notice that the Makefile goes on about something called waf so
> have changed since I last compiled Samba! So let's look in
> ... oh a README ... follow the link to code.google ... 404.
> Sorry, I'm out!
Samba now uses WAF, not 'make, make install'
How the OP proceeds will depend on just how he is running Samba. For
instance, if he is running Samba as a DC, he will probably be better
off creating a new DC and joining this to the domain.
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