tdb* in samba or tdb-tools [was: Re: [Pkg-samba-maint] r813 - trunk]

Steve Langasek vorlon at
Mon Dec 26 00:25:29 UTC 2005

On Mon, Dec 26, 2005 at 12:32:11AM +0100, Noèl Köthe wrote:
> Am Sonntag, den 25.12.2005, 14:18 -0800 schrieb Steve Langasek:

> Hello,

> > > added tdbdump and tdbtool to samba package

> > Would it be better to keep this as a separate tdb-tools package rather than
> > pulling it into samba itself?  It might be a cleaner upgrade path.  If we
> > think samba should depend on tdb-tools, that would be fine.

> I thought it doesn't make much sense if it is developed by upstream
> samba and then pulled out into tdb-tools. Then it will cause the
> "problem" like now that the tdb-tools is outdated:

> Thats why I preferred it this way but its just IMHO and if you think
> keeping it in tdb-tools is better then I revert this change.

No, I'm asking whether tdb-tools should be built from the samba sources as a
separate binary package.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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