• [Announce] Samba 4.2.8 Available for Download

    From Karolin Seeger@21:1/5 to All on Tue Feb 2 11:20:02 2016
    XPost: linux.samba

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    "No one leaves home unless home is
    the mouth of a shark."

    Warsan Shire =============================================================


    Release Announcements
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    This is the latest stable release of Samba 4.2.


    Changes since 4.2.7:
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    o Michael Adam <obnox@samba.org>
    * BUG 11647: s3:smbd: Fix a corner case of the symlink verification.


    o Jeremy Allison <jra@samba.org>
    * BUG 11624: s3: libsmb: Correctly initialize the list head when keeping a
    list of primary followed by DFS connections.
    * BUG 11625: Reduce the memory footprint of empty string options.


    o Christian Ambach <ambi@samba.org>
    * BUG 11400: s3:smbd/oplock: Obey kernel oplock setting when releasing
    oplocks.


    o Ralph Boehme <slow@samba.org>
    * BUG 11065: vfs_fruit: Fix renaming directories with open files.
    * BUG 11347: Fix MacOS finder error 36 when copying folder to Samba.
    * BUG 11466: Fix copying files with vfs_fruit when using vfs_streams_xattr
    without stream prefix and type suffix.
    * BUG 11645: smbd: make "hide dot files" option work with "store dos
    attributes = yes".
    * BUG 11684: s3:smbd: Ignore initial allocation size for directory creation.


    o G√ľnther Deschner <gd@samba.org>
    * BUG 11639: lib/async_req: Do not install async_connect_send_test.


    o Karolin Seeger <kseeger@samba.org>
    * BUG 11641: docs: Fix typos in man vfs_gpfs.


    o Uri Simchoni <uri@samba.org>
    * BUG 11682: smbcacls: Fix uninitialized variable.


    #######################################
    Reporting bugs & Development Discussion
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    Please discuss this release on the samba-technical mailing list or by
    joining the #samba-technical IRC channel on irc.freenode.net.

    If you do report problems then please try to send high quality
    feedback. If you don't provide vital information to help us track down
    the problem then you will probably be ignored. All bug reports should
    be filed under the Samba 4.1 or later product in the project's Bugzilla database (https://bugzilla.samba.org/).


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    == Our Code, Our Bugs, Our Responsibility.
    == The Samba Team ======================================================================


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    Download Details
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    The uncompressed tarballs and patch files have been signed
    using GnuPG (ID 6568B7EA). The source code can be downloaded
    from:

    https://download.samba.org/samba/ftp/stable/

    The release notes are available online at:

    https://www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-4.2.8.html

    Binary packages will be made available on a volunteer basis from

    https://download.samba.org/samba/ftp/Binary_Packages/

    Our Code, Our Bugs, Our Responsibility.
    (https://bugzilla.samba.org/)

    --Enjoy
    The Samba Team


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