[CentOS] Need help modding src.rpms to generate complete SAMBA AD DC binary RPMs for CentOS 8

me at tdiehl.org

me at tdiehl.org
Sat Nov 9 11:45:09 UTC 2019

On Sat, 9 Nov 2019, Robert G (Doc) Savage via CentOS wrote:

> When RHEL8 and CentOS8 were released, I was looking forward to setting
> up SAMBA as a AD DC server for CentOS8. But when I lifed the hood on
> the samba.spec file I found the option to build the samba-dc binary rpm
> has been disabled for rhel family builds.
> Apparently Red Hat does not want to support a unified SAMBA AD DC
> environment. I believe we have all of the componentns needed to set up
> a fully up-to-date samba-dc binary. But it's been decades since I last
> rolled up my sleeves with my hardbound copy of "Maximum RPM" and built
> custom binary rpms.
> Has anyone already done this as a COPR or similar project? Failing
> that, I'm willing to work with anyone with more up-to-date rpmbuild
> tools to create and document the process.

You might want to take a look at https://github.com/nkadel/samba4repo

In addition, you might want to join the samba list over at samba.org.

There are a few other doing rpms for centos also. I do not use them
but maybe it will help.


Tom			me at tdiehl.org

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