[Pkg-samba-maint] r3343 - in trunk/cifs-utils: . debian debian/source

Steve Langasek vorlon at debian.org
Sun Mar 7 23:18:07 UTC 2010


On Mon, Mar 01, 2010 at 01:21:33PM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 01, 2010 at 09:55:39PM +0100, Christian PERRIER wrote:

> > > What are you planning to do with the smbfs binary package?  We should
> > > provide this as a transitional package depending on cifs-utils (and perhaps
> > > put the smbmount, etc. symlinks in it); I think it makes sense for
> > > cifs-utils to build that binary.

> > > (In which case, we would want the cifs-utils package to inherit the epoch of
> > > the samba package)

> > My original idea was to provide the smbfs transitional package as part
> > of samba. What would be the benefit of having it in cifs-utils?

> Keeping the maintenance of the two related packages close together so that
> there's never any doubt about them being out of sync; having it as a
> reminder in the right place that we need to drop the transitional package
> at a later date.

Any further thoughts on this?  This is one of the main outstanding diffs
between what you committed to svn and what's in bzr, and I'd like to get
this resolved so we can proceed with an upload.

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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slangasek at ubuntu.com                                     vorlon at debian.org
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