• [Announce] Samba 4.2.4 Available for Download

    From Karolin Seeger@21:1/5 to All on Tue Sep 8 16:50:02 2015
    XPost: linux.samba

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


    Changes since 4.2.3:
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    o Michael Adam <obnox@samba.org>
    * BUG 11372: smbd: Fix SMB3 functionality of "smb encrypt".


    o Jeremy Allison <jra@samba.org>
    * BUG 11359: lib: replace: Add strsep function (missing on Solaris).


    o Ralph Boehme <slow@samba.org>
    * BUG 11278: Fix stream names with colon with "fruit:encoding =
    native".
    * BUG 11317: vfs:fruit: Implement copyfile style copy_chunk.
    * BUG 11426: s3-net: Use talloc array in share allowedusers.
    * BUG 11467: vfs_fruit: Handling of empty resource fork.


    o Alexander Bokovoy <ab@samba.org>
    * BUG 11265: auth/credentials: If credentials have principal set,
    they are
    not anonymous anymore.

    o G√ľnther Deschner <gd@samba.org>
    * BUG 11373: s3-smbd: Reset protocol in smbXsrv_connection_init_tables
    failure paths.


    o Amitay Isaacs <amitay@gmail.com>
    * BUG 11398: ctdb-daemon: Return correct sequence number for
    CONTROL_GET_DB_SEQNUM.
    * BUG 11431: ctdb-daemon: Improve error handling for running event scripts.


    o Volker Lendecke <vl@samba.org>
    * BUG 11316: lib: Fix rundown of open_socket_out().
    * BUG 11488: Avoid quoting problems in user's DNs.


    o Justin Maggard <jmaggard@netgear.com>
    * BUG 11320: s3-passdb: Respect LOOKUP_NAME_GROUP flag in sid lookup.


    o Roel van Meer <roel@1afa.com>
    * BUG 11427: s3-util: Compare the maximum allowed length of a
    NetBIOS name.


    o Stefan Metzmacher <metze@samba.org>
    * BUG 11316: s3:lib: Fix some corner cases of
    open_socket_out_cleanup().
    * BUG 11454: Backport dcesrv_netr_DsRGetDCNameEx2 fixes.


    o Anubhav Rakshit <anubhav.rakshit@gmail.com>
    * BUG 11361: s3:libsmb: Fix a bug in conversion of ea list to ea array.


    o Arvid Requate <requate@univention.de>
    * BUG 11291: s4:rpc_server/netlogon: Fix for NetApp.
    o Andreas Schneider <asn@samba.org>
    * BUG 9862: s3-auth: Fix "map to guest = Bad uid".
    * BUG 11403: s3-smbd: Leave sys_disk_free() if dfree command is used.
    * BUG 11404: s3-auth: Fix a possible null pointer dereference.


    o Martin Schwenke <martin@meltin.net>
    * BUG 11399: ctdb-scripts: Support monitoring of interestingly
    named VLANs
    on bonds.
    * BUG 11432: ctdb-daemon: Check if updates are in flight when
    releasing all
    IPs.
    * BUG 11435: ctdb-build: Fix building of PCP PMDA module.


    o Wei Zhong <wweyeww@gmail.com>
    * BUG 10823: s3: winbindd: Fix TALLOC_FREE of uninitialized groups variable.


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    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 4.2 product in the project's Bugzilla
    database (https://bugzilla.samba.org/).


    ======================================================================
    == 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:

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

    The release notes are available online at:

    http://www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-4.2.4.html

    Binary packages will be made available on a volunteer basis from

    http://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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