[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#606320: Bug#606320: Bug#606320: samba: init script is using non-existent command testparm

Ivo De Decker ivo.dedecker at ugent.be
Tue Oct 15 06:29:39 UTC 2013

# fix is in git
tags -1 pending


On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 12:38:58AM +0200, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 04:26:23PM +0100, Chris Boot wrote:
> > We recently installed 2:3.6.19-1~bpo70+1 on a wheezy machine, and found
> > that the guard around testparm appears to be missing in the above version.
> > 
> > This is still missing in 2:4.0.10+dfsg-2 which has just been uploaded to
> > sid.
> Can you please expand on this? What guard are you referring to, when
> is this a problem?
> samba-common-bin ships the testparm binary - and the samba package depends on
> samba-common-bin.

The bug report in 726326 (merged with this one) explains it better. The issue
is that 'status' fails when testparm fails (when the config has errors).

A fix for both is in git, so this should be fixed in the next upload.



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