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Re: Rearranging Samba packages
Roy Marples <roy%marples.name@localhost> writes:
> 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.
It will work, but Samba 3.5 changed some defaults (e.g. with respect to
clear text passwords). That is, your smbd will start, but since you have
different defaults, you may have no access.
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