samba recplacement

Stephen Montgomery-Smith stephen at
Sun Feb 7 02:44:02 UTC 2010

Nenhum_de_Nos wrote:
> On Sat, February 6, 2010 23:44, Eric wrote:
>> On 2/5/2010 9:22 PM, Nenhum_de_Nos wrote:
>>> hail,
>>> I've installed a recent 8-stable with gnome installed. I needed samba
>>> and
>>> noticed I have samba4-devel installed. but I can't manage to make it a
>>> simple file server as I need. so how to change samba package at minimum
>>> harm ?
>>> do I need to reinstall all ? a simple make fetch in samba33 says I can't
>>> as it conflicts with samba4 and some tbd-something (not in the machine
>>> right now).
>>> is there easy way ?
>>> I'd really like to choose samba version ... I've found a thread in
>>> gnome@
>>> about this change (from late december). not a solution though.
>>> thanks,
>>> matheus
>> pretty sure samba 4 is not stable yet. i played with it and it didnt
>> work too well a few months ago. go back to the 3.x branch. thats easy to
>> config.
> I think this way too, the problem is how to do it in the least painful
> way. if I deinstall all samba stuff, gnome will fail to work ?
> matheus

This is what I did:

go to /usr/ports/x11/gnome2; do "make config"; deselect the MAPI option.

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