Date: Sun, 19 Jun 2022 11:00:31 UTC
On Sun, 19 Jun 2022 12:52:49 +0200, Ronald Klop <email@example.com> wrote: > On Sun, 19 Jun 2022 11:35:22 +0200, Carmel <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > >> I was just wondering why the ports version of Samba is so far behind >> the official latest release of this software. Currently, the ports >> system is only up to version samba 4.13.17_1, released in 2020. The >> latest official release is Samba 4.16.2 as listed on the samba web site. >> >> Is this due to some technical problem? I have Googled but found nothing >> specific to this matter. >> >> Thanks! >> > > > iXsystems ported Samba 4.15 for TrueNAS. I don't know why they did not > try to get that into the regular ports tree or how much effort it took > them to accomplish this. I'll cc the maintainer of them. > > root@freenas[~]# pkg info samba > samba-4.15.7_1 > Name : samba > Version : 4.15.7_1 > Installed on : Mon May 9 19:39:04 2022 CEST > Origin : net/samba > Architecture : FreeBSD:13:amd64 > Prefix : /usr/local > Categories : net > Licenses : GPLv3 > Maintainer : email@example.com > WWW : http://www.samba.org/ > Comment : Free SMB/CIFS and AD/DC server and client for Unix > > > Regards, > Ronald. Also found this PR with some insights and a comment of the maintainer of the samba412 and samba413 ports. https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=263874 Regards, Ronald.