[Samba] Samba 4.16 and 4.17 ubuntu focal and jammy packages

Michael Tokarev mjt at tls.msk.ru
Fri Oct 28 09:39:01 UTC 2022

28.10.2022 12:30, Kees van Vloten wrote:

> Generally a next Debian release does not have usable packages for the current release, because of dependencies on newer package versions of almost 
> everything including things like libc.

I meant the bpo mechanism, it works fairy well.

> Since you have already done the work for Ubuntu, it is probably not a lot of work to provide the same for Bullseye and as said it does provide a lot 
> of value in the upgrade process of this critical piece of software.

Heh. I do build for Debian *first*, *before* building stuff for Ubuntu :)
Actually I want to upload to Debian first, before building/uploading
stuff to the ubuntu repository.

But having exactly the same version of a package both in official
Debian repository and in external Debian repository makes apt a
bit frustrated (and in Debian the packages will be rebuilt, so
binaries will be different, - at least the timestamps will be
new). And I don't want to touch version number without actual
source changes.

Speaking of your delayed way to upgrade, - you can stick to a
particular Debian version of whole system and install bpo version
of samba on it, or you can install bpo version of samba before
eg bullseye->bookworm upgrade (so samba packages will be the
same after system upgrade), and so on, - there are numerous



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