[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#638066: Bug#638066: winbind initscript should always run after samba initscript

Christian PERRIER bubulle at debian.org
Wed Aug 17 04:17:50 UTC 2011

Quoting Phil Gold (pgold at hillmgt.com):

> winbind does not properly get user info from Active Directory unless it is
> started after smbd and nmbd, but there is nothing in its initscript to force
> that ordering with the new dependency-based boot system.  There should be
> something.
> I just added "samba" to the Required-Start section of the winbind initscript,
> but that's probably not the most general approach, since I see that the winbind
> package does not depend on the samba package.

Because there is no reason for such dependency, and (IIRC) situations
where winbind can be useful without samba.

I partly agree with your analysis, but the fix seems to be putting
samba in Should-Start, not Required-Start.

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