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

Stephen John Smoogen

smooge at gmail.com
Sat Nov 9 18:57:24 UTC 2019

On Sat, 9 Nov 2019 at 01:13, Robert G (Doc) Savage via CentOS
<centos at centos.org> 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.

You need Heimdal which neither CentOS or RHEL ship but as others have
said, (and other threads in lists have been going on) Nico Kadell has
a set of RPMS with everything you need

> 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.
> --Doc Savage
>   Fairview Heights, IL
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Stephen J Smoogen.

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