[Pkg-samba-maint] ctdb now in Debian lenny - samba-related packages in Debian

Christian Perrier bubulle at debian.org
Sun Mar 23 07:10:04 UTC 2008

Quoting Steve Langasek (vorlon at debian.org):
> On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 06:29:24PM +0100, Christian Perrier wrote:
> > On the other hand, the timeframe is becoming pretty short for samba
> > 3.2.0 to be in lenny. The release managers have explicitely called
> > maintainers to "soft freeze" their packages so, at one point we will
> > need to decide whether we target 3.0.x in lenny, or 3.2.x
> Aside from 3.2.0 not being released yet, the other issue with switching to
> 3.2 for release was the license change - I believe that we still have a
> license conflict with KDE and would need to provide a license-compatible
> libsmbclient build from samba 3.0 still?

You're right. I forgot about this issue. Maybe the KDE team has been
able to work on the issue meanwhile?

> I'm happy enough to work on this, but I'm not sure how much time I'll really
> have for it; and while there's been discussion upstream about a revamped
> libsmbclient with a changed ABI, I'm not sure that's something that's
> landing for 3.2.0, which makes packaging the two libraries in parallel
> tricky.

 Possible. Actually somethign I don't have much clue about, I'm

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