[Samba] Updates wanting to uninstall Samba on member server

Michael Tokarev mjt at tls.msk.ru
Fri Nov 4 09:46:59 UTC 2022

03.11.2022 22:57, Ingo Asche via samba wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm using apticron to get informed of updates. Today I got informed from one of my DCs that there are five packages can be updated from backports:
> Message from "apt list --upgradable":
> Listing... Done
> libtalloc2/bullseye-backports 2.3.4-2~bpo11+1 arm64 [upgradable from: 2.3.3-4~bpo11+1]
> libtdb1/bullseye-backports 1.4.7-2~bpo11+1 arm64 [upgradable from: 1.4.6-3~bpo11+1]
> Message from "apt full-upgrade":
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree... Done
> Reading state information... Done
> Calculating upgrade... Done
> The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
>    bind9-dnsutils ibverbs-providers libboost-thread1.74.0 libbrotli-dev
>    libcephfs2 libcups2 libfreetype-dev libgfapi0 libgfrpc0 libgfxdr0
>    libglusterfs0 libibverbs1 libpng-dev libpng-tools librados2 librdmacm1
>    liburing1 python3-dnspython python3-gpg python3-ldb python3-markdown
>    python3-pygments python3-requests-toolbelt python3-yaml samba-dsdb-modules
>    samba-vfs-modules tdb-tools zlib1g-dev
> Use 'apt autoremove' to remove them.
> The following packages will be REMOVED:
>    libnss-winbind libpam-winbind python3-samba python3-talloc python3-tdb samba
>    samba-common-bin winbind
> The following packages will be upgraded:
>    libtalloc2 libtdb1
> 2 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 8 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> Need to get 77.7 kB of archives.
> After this operation, 47.4 MB disk space will be freed.
> Do you want to continue? [Y/n]
> Any ideas on that?

This was a mis-configuration of priority pinning in /etc/apt/preferences
of some sort. It works without any preferences file correctly out of the box.
My guess about incomplete debian backports archive was wrong.


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