[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#953915: samba: Build-Depends on unused libattr1-dev

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Mar 14 19:40:10 GMT 2020

On Sat, 2020-03-14 at 19:26 +0100, Guillem Jover wrote:
> Source: samba
> Source-Version: 2:4.11.5+dfsg-1
> Severity: minor
> Hi!
> This package used to use libattr for its xattr support, but got
> switched to use the native support from glibc, but the Build-Depends
> got left behind.

If so, upstream's bootstrap package list also needs to be updated, see

Do you know at what Samba or OS version libattr stopped being needed?

It would be incredibly awesome if someday we could tie these together.

Andrew Bartlett

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

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