[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#726459: Bug#726459: samba: does samba really need to built again heimdal krb or could MIT be used?
Christoph Anton Mitterer
calestyo at scientia.net
Wed Oct 16 00:46:34 UTC 2013
notfound 726459 2:3.6.19-1
found 726459 2:4.0.10+dfsg-2
On Wed, 2013-10-16 at 02:29 +0200, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> ^ I suspect you're actually using Samba 4 rather than 3? The samba 3.x packages
> don't link against Heimdal.
Ooops,.. sorry,.. forgot to adapt the Version field.
> The Active Directory domain controller support in Samba 4 relies on Heimdal,
> and the functionality it depends on is not available in MIT Kerberos.
> There is an effort by RedHat to get Samba4 to work with MIT instead of
> Heimdal, but that project isn't complete yet:
Okay I see,... well than either close the bug, or keep it open for the
records until RedHat has finished (I guess you might want to switch back
> Providing a custom source package with binary packages of Samba's client code
> linked against MIT Kerberos would be an option, but also a significant chunk of
Well I guess you're right and that's overkill.
 Again, I have nothing pro/con Heimdal or MIT ... I just think it's
best if Debian uses mostly the same... if MIT should be replaced by
Heimdal for the later being generally better,... that should be a
general discussion at d-d.
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