[Samba] Default Samba version in Debian Bookworm

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Sun Apr 30 10:32:06 UTC 2023

On 30/04/2023 11:13, Michael Tokarev via samba wrote:
> 30.04.2023 11:20, Rowland Penny via samba пишет:
> ..
>> There is a big problem with this, bookworm hasn't been released yet 
>> and as far as I can see, there isn't a bookworm-backports yet.
>> The only mention of Samba 4.18 that I can see in Debian is in 
>> experimental, a long way from any backports.
> No, there's no long way to bookworm-backports.
> I use experimental just because debian is frozen now, and uploading new
> stuff not targetting bookworm to unstable will be difficult to handle.
> It is debian internals, nothing to worry about.
> The bottom line is that I'll upload 4.18 to debian unstable right after
> the bookworm release, and that will be the day bookworm-backports will
> open too. The unstable release, which is well-polished already will
> migrate to testing within 5 days, and that's when 4.18 will be available
> in bookworm-backports too.
> It is not that 4.18 in debian is "experimental" in status, it is just
> because the freeze that makes uploading new to unstable more difficult,
> so all preparations are temporarily done in experimental. If we weren't
> in freeze, I'd upload 4.18 to unstable and it'd be already available in
> bullseye-backports too.
> /mjt

Thanks for clarifying that Michael, though I doubt it will be quite as 
easy as you make out. :-)


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