[Pkg-samba-maint] [ANNOUNCE] Samba 3.2.0 Available for Download

Sune Vuorela Sune at vuorela.dk
Thu Jul 3 06:32:59 UTC 2008

On Wednesday 02 July 2008 15:48:55 Ana Guerrero wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 02, 2008 at 12:47:03AM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:

> > That leaves only kdebase to resolve.
> >
> > I've heard from Simo Sorce, the member of the Samba Team who's
> > responsible for samba packaging at Red Hat, that they consider the
> > license issue resolved and that the next version of Fedora will include
> > samba 3.2 only, with KDE linked against it.

Fedora ships kde4. (+kde3libs +a very cut down version of kde3base)

> > Can the KDE team confirm that this is accurate, and whether the
> > relicensing of kdebase applies to the 3.5.9 version currently in lenny,
> > or if it only applies to KDE 4 versions?

as far as I know, the relicensing effort of KDE is primarily targetted at KDE4. 
One of the major blockers were Qt, which is resolved.

> > I think either way we should try to push forward with samba 3.2 for
> > lenny; it's just a question of whether we also have to invest time into
> > getting a GPLv2 libsmbclient package ready.
> When we talked about this some months ago, nobody looked at the exact KDE
> files because the main blocker was Qt3 licence, but this was updated in the
> beginning of this year to GPL v3 too and current qt3 is lenny has an
> updated copyright file.
> Then, in kdebase it seems the only code that links against libsmbclient is
> the smb kioslave, the code is placed at kdebase/kioslave/smb/ and all the
> headers say GPL v2.1 or later. If somebody wants to take a quick check to
> see if i am overlooking something is welcome.

But kdelibs needs also to get a look. At least in theory, it is LGPL, but it 
is some time ago I have last reviewed all files in kdelibs.

> About KDE 4, Qt4 is gpl v3 too and what needs libsmbclient should be looked
> at, but a relicensing in this case will be easy to get, i think :)

Yeah. And there is also more help to get from other distributions.


> [1] http://techbase.kde.org/Projects/KDE_Relicensing

How might I do for pinging to the Direct3D tool?

First from the tools menu inside Excel you should reset the mousepad for 
overclocking the display.

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