[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#532859: Bug#532859: closed by Christian Perrier <bubulle at debian.org> (Re: Bug#532859: sambaPwdLastSet became a mandatory ldapsam attribute with no warning)

Steve Langasek vorlon at debian.org
Mon Aug 17 23:11:02 UTC 2009

On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 09:30:13AM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:
> Why this one and not the gazillion other changes introduced by
> upstream? Imagine what we would then have to document when squeeze is
> released (with a 3.2.5->3.4.whatever bump).

> Samba's upstream often does behavioural changes similar to this one. I
> don't think that the Debian package users would benefit from us
> documenting each and every upstream change in NEWS.Debian. 

I think this is a change that it would have been a good idea to document in
NEWS.Debian, or to automatically provide a transition for on upgrade, *if*
the issue had been noticed sooner.

So long after the change was made, I don't think it makes sense to go back
and add it to NEWS.Debian now.

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