How to upgrade samba version to 3.0.22

Jeffrey bsduser at
Sun Apr 2 12:31:01 UTC 2006

Thanks Gerard, I have installed portmanager, but when I try to run 
portmanager, system told me "command not found". Any other thing should I do 
after install?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gerard Seibert" <gerard at>
To: <freebsd-questions at>
Sent: Saturday, April 01, 2006 10:44 PM
Subject: Re: How to upgrade samba version to 3.0.22

> Jeffrey wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am using FreeBSD 6 and install samba from ports collection
>> /usr/ports/net/samba3. The "make install" download and install samba
>> 3.0.14a. I noticed samba has new version 3.0.22. How can I instal the
>> new verion?
>> Thanks,
>> Jeffrey
> There are many different ways to accomplish that feat. To update Samba
> plus all of its prerequisites, etc., first update your ports
> collection. If you need help with that task, just ask.
> Next, install portmanager '/usr/ports/sysutils/portmanager' and then run
> it as follows (as root obviously):
> portmanager net/samba3 -l -f
> That should take care of your problems as well as creating a log file
> in '/var/log' that you can inspect later if you so desire. You could
> omit the 'f' switch if you desire. It forces all of the dependencies to
> be rebuilt if required.
> You might also want to consider just using this syntax:
> portmanager -u -l -y -f
> It will update all installed ports on your system in the correct order
> and with the proper dependencies.
> -- 
> Gerard Seibert
> gerard at
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