Future of SAMBA on FreeBSD
James B. Byrne
byrnejb at harte-lyne.ca
Sun Sep 17 19:55:43 UTC 2017
On Sat, September 16, 2017 23:02, Adam Vande More wrote:
> The bug you linked to has nothing to do with the issue of trying to
> provision a DC on a non-jailed FreeBSD installation.
The issue the bug addresses may not, but the bug itself certainly does.
> Google tells me you already have the answer as to why this particular
> issue doesn't work.
Recall that my original question was whether or not Samba 4.6 would
ever be supported on FreeBSD-11+; not when will it be supported or why
is it not supported. Which was a somewhat passive way of asking if
any progress had been made on resolving the underlying issue. As I
understand the situation the Samba team's point of view is that this
is a problem for the FreeBSD team to address. For now we a running
Samba 4.3 which is mostly satisfactory.
> Is there some critical reason you can't simply use 4.5 until this is
> resolved? Or use an OS that supports this?
I had exactly the same provisioning problem with 4.5 and 4.4. The
last version of Samba that provisioned successfully for me on
FreeBSD-11 was 4.3.
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