FreeBSD 6.1 amd64 and Samba 3

Gerard Seibert gerard at
Fri Jun 23 22:25:55 UTC 2006

DSA - JCR wrote:

> HI all again
> I am installing (trying to) Samba 3 from ports nad portaudit says that
> there is security advice with it and does not let me to install.
> Then I tried Samba 2 which is in ports and also another security advice
> this case with an integer overflow.
> As I can not install from ports, I tried from packages.
> I downloaded and make Samba 3 package (the last one in packages ftp), but
> when it installs says that there is 5 packages that need to update. When I
> download one of them "liberr", and try to update it says that it can not
> update because affect to about 25 0r 30 more packages (kde between others)
> So, I continued whitout update the packages, and tried to launch Samba 3
> in order to see if I can use it, but with swat gives me errors in lines
> and does not saw me nothing. I can not make it to work.
> Also I observ that there is no smb.conf.default in any place.
> I need to install Samba, what must I do?
> best regards
> Juan Coruña
> Desarrollo de Software Atlantico
When was the last time you updated your ports tree? The version Samba3
in ports has no problems, and has been there for quite some time.

Update your ports and try again. I would recommend that you remove the
version of Samba that you installed manually first however.


Gerard Seibert
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