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Re: Rearranging Samba packages
On Sat, 2011-12-10 at 02:46 +0400, Aleksej Saushev wrote:
> Roy Marples <roy%marples.name@localhost> writes:
> > On Sat, 2011-12-10 at 01:04 +0400, Aleksej Saushev wrote:
> >> I'm testing Samba 3.6.1 and would like to rearrange packages so that
> >> net/samba would be the latest stable release rather than the oldest as
> >> it is now. This means in particular that:
> >> a) net/samba which is Samba 3.0.37 becomes net/samba30;
> >> b) net/samba35 which is Samba 3.5.11 becomes net/samba to be updated to
> >> Samba 3.6.1 soon (or later 3.6, if it happens in the middle).
> >> Objections?
> > Why not follow the postgresql approach?
> > Then users get want they want and don't have to upgrade until their
> > locked version is removed from pkgsrc due to us or upstream no longer
> > supporting it.
> Why follow it? PostgreSQL "approach" is a necessity since you didn't
> have easy upgrade path until very recently. (And even now it isn't as
> easy that you could just update, you still have to plan migration.)
Is my config on samba-3.0.x guaranteed to work on the latest?
If so, fine, if not then my point stands.
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