[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#900242: samba-common: update 'panic-action' script message, samba-dbg renamed to samba-dbgsym

Anatolii Borodin anatoly.borodin at gmail.com
Sun May 27 23:28:10 BST 2018

Package: samba-common
Version: 2:4.7.6+dfsg

The script /usr/share/samba/panic-action contains lines:

echo "If the problem persists, you are encouraged to first install the"
echo "samba-dbg package, which contains the debugging symbols for the Samba"
echo "binaries.  Then submit the provided information as a bug report to"

But since the 4.4.5+dfsg-3 version (see
the package samba-dbg has been dropped and replaced with samba.dbgsym
(see #819776). The message printed by the script became misleading.

1. The debug package name should be updated.
2. Installing a -dbgsym package requires enabling of the additional
ddeb repository, which is not trivial and requires some googling.
Adding some links to https://wiki.debian.org/AutomaticDebugPackages
and/or https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Debug%20Symbol%20Packages could be

See also https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/samba/+bug/#819776

Mit freundlichen Grüßen,
Anatolii Borodin

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