Subject: pkg/35584: The "samba" package contains too many patches
To: None <,,>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: pkgsrc-bugs
Date: 02/11/2007 18:45:01
>Number:         35584
>Category:       pkg
>Synopsis:       The "samba" package contains too many patches
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    pkg-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sun Feb 11 18:45:00 +0000 2007
>Originator:     Matthias Scheler
>Release:        NetBSD 3.1_STABLE (pkgsrc HEAD sources from 2007-02-11)
Matthias Scheler                        
System: NetBSD 3.1_STABLE NetBSD 3.1_STABLE (COLWYN) #0: Sat Feb 10 21:48:39 GMT 2007 i386
Architecture: i386
Machine: i386
The "samba" package contains a lot of home grown feature patches which make
an update of the package very hard.

cd pkgsrc/net/samba/patches

Submit patches to the Sambe maintainers:
- NetBSD "winbound" PAM module
- Gecos expansion code
- State directory configuration