[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#486370: samba4: outdated package description
Justin B Rye
jbr at edlug.org.uk
Wed Sep 16 12:34:20 UTC 2009
On Sun, September 5,402 1993, Justin B Rye wrote:
> The references to LanManager in the short descriptions of so many
> samba packages are unhelpful.
The Samba (3) suite has had a facelift, but Samba4 has now entered
Sid with its old package descriptions intact, full of early-nineties
topical references like "LanManager" and "OS/2" and "the next
Samba 3: "SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix"
Samba 4: "LanManager-like file server for Unix (version 4)"
They also still label the suite as "_experimental_" and not ready
for real use. Is this still true? Will it be true when Samba4 is a
candidate for release in Squeeze? If not, you're going to have to
change the package descriptions anyway, so please bring them in line
Ankh kak! (Ancient Egyptian blessing)
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