[CentOS] Samba

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Tue Oct 18 19:17:27 UTC 2005


On Tue, 2005-10-18 at 12:04 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-10-18 at 18:54 +0000, Paul Apking wrote:
> > The lates version of SAMBA is 3.0.10 for Centos yet the latest release from Sambas website is 3.0.20b?  Where would I be able to find a more up to date package for Centos that has all the new features as well as the security fixes?  I've tried samba website and I'm not sure if I can use the rpms for redhat 9 or fedora 4 ones with Centos??  
> ----
> inasmuch as CentOS mirrors the upstream RHEL - the updates would come
> from RHEL which tends not to unnecessarily upgrade versions but
> backports security patches. The problem with new versions is that they
> tend to break existing configurations and Red Hat is less than eager to
> do that type of update.

Backporting:
http://www.redhat.com/advice/speaks_backport.html




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