[Pkg-samba-maint] samba 3.0.25c-1 ready for upload

Steve Langasek vorlon at debian.org
Mon Aug 27 21:08:36 UTC 2007

On Mon, Aug 27, 2007 at 10:57:44AM -0400, Eloy Paris wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 27, 2007 at 10:22:12AM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:

> > Discussions with Steve on IRC (#samba-technical which we sometimes use
> > for discussions about the Debian package, without abusing) lead to a
> > preference for him to abandon the python-samba package.

> > 21:29 < vorlon> bubulle: we should still drop the python-samba
> > package, it's not tested upstream before releases and last time it
> > broke it broke when we were trying to do an upload to fix a security
> > bug

> > I have personnally no strong opinion about this and I'm quite ready to
> > agree with Steve. Does anyone else object (if so, you should be ready
> > to help upstream maintaining and testing that stuff)?

> What does upstream say about this; is there anyone there maintaining
> this? Does anyone have any idea about how widespread the use of this
> package is?

Upstream doesn't support it, doesn't test it before release, and has already
expressed the intent to kill it off in a future release.

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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