[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#731320: smbclient: findsmb removed since wheezy

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Dec 4 20:26:39 UTC 2013

On Wed, 2013-12-04 at 10:41 +0100, Marc Zonzon wrote:
> Package: smbclient
> Version: 2:4.0.12+dfsg-1
> Severity: minor
> Dear Maintainer,
> The binary (or perl script)  /usr/bin/findsmb, which was part of
> smbclient, and yet present in wheezy has disapeared from jessie and
> sid.
> The log say nothing about this removal, and the maual findsmb.1 is
> still there.
> Either rhe removal is an error, or it should be mentioned in the changelog.

It actually got lost in the upstream build system transition.  I did
notice it when packaging the combined 4.0 release, and it's in our
debian/TODO list as:

Decide if we care about findsmb, and if so patch upstream to restore it

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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