[Samba] Default Samba version in Debian Bookworm

Yvan Masson yvan at masson-informatique.fr
Sat Apr 29 08:35:46 UTC 2023

Hi Peter,

Le 28/04/2023 à 21:17, Peter Milesson via samba a écrit :
> Hi folks,
> I have tried to get some information about what Samba version will be 
> the default one when Debian Bookworm gets released, but without luck. 
> Will it be 4.17, or 4.18? Or even 4.19.x? Will there be Samba backports 
> for Bookworm?
> I saw a post from Michael Tokarev in this list a while ago, that there 
> probably wont be a Samba 4.18 for Debian Bullseye. I also saw another 
> post about integration between MS Azure and Samba, and that Samba 4.18 
> will be much easier to integrate with MS Azure than previous Samba 
> versions.
> I'm planning a project with MS Azure integration and I'm trying to look 
> a bit into the future. Samba has served us very well so far, and I'm 
> very reluctant to give MS more than just a bare minimum of what is 
> absolutely necessary, and leave the rest to Samba AD (nothing fancy or 
> complex, just simple GPOs).
> So investing in Debian Bullseye probably isn't the most future proof way 
> forward. And I don't want to compile Samba myself, preferring to use 
> official packages as much as possible.
> I'm publishing this post here, as I'm not convinced I would get better 
> information in a Debian forum.
I am sure you would also receive a good answer from 
debian-user at lists.debian.org.
> I would be most grateful for some relevant information.
Looking https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/samba and knowing that Bookworm 
is currently frozen, Samba version will be 4.17.7. Maybe using Bookworm 
backport could be a solution for you?
> Best regards,
> Peter

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