[Samba] linux-schools samba ubuntu packages: it is just awful
mjt at tls.msk.ru
Tue Nov 15 11:26:18 UTC 2022
15.11.2022 14:11, Matthias Kühne | Ellerhold AG via samba wrote:
> Hello mjt, Hello Samba,
> we used their samba 4.16 packages on an ubuntu system (no debian
> backports :( ) and the ad auth "just broke". Debugging it revealed that
> the .so file is missing from the libpam-winbind packages.
They have *all* packages empty. I already gave example with libsmbclient, --
*all* of their packages are empty. They created a new package named 'samba4'
with everything in there.
See -- all .debs are about 4k in size - this is just the metadata.
The only real packages are samba4_*.deb. But these don't contain
anything besides samba itself.
But they also removed all integration done. pam stuff, nss stuff, everything.
Take a look at their samba*.debian.tar.xz: their debian/ dir is about 50K in
size. While real Debian Samba package has about 2M in there not counting
patches. They just stripped off everything, all integration done..
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