[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#694558: Bug#694558: samba: Inherit bit incorrect handling

Christian PERRIER bubulle at debian.org
Wed Nov 28 05:58:43 UTC 2012

Quoting Berni CED (ced at bernispa.com):
> Package: samba
> Version: 2:3.6.6-3
> Severity: normal
> Samba currently in Wheezy and Sid is affected by the following bug,
> that upstream already resolved in 3.6.8:
> https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9124
> I've tested that in version 3.6.9 the bug is effectively resolved.
> Please, could you consider upgrade to 3.6.9 in Wheezy or at least
> backport the relevant patch to 3.6.6? It's a rather annoying problem.

No, we won't update to 3.6.9 in wheezy, sorry. that would be against
the freeze policy and therefore rejected by release managers.

This bug is not release critical, imho. It may be "important" asI
understand it affects some users, particularly when using ACL-enabled

I had a brief look at the bug and its fix. It might be relevant for a
fix in wheezy but that needs to be asked to the Debian release
team. The patch is not that simple, indeed. Of course, I'mquite
confident in Jeremy Allison's fixes but *I* am not the one to

Might be better to fix *after* the release of squeeze.

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