Samba 3.5.8 Available for Download

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“Food is for eating, and good food is to be
enjoyed… I think food is, actually, very
beautiful in itself.”

Delia Smith
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Release Announcements
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This is the latest stable release of Samba 3.5.

Major enhancements in Samba 3.5.8 include:

o Fix Winbind crash bug when no DC is available (bug #7730).
o Fix finding users on domain members (bug #7743).
o Fix memory leaks in Winbind (bug #7879).
o Fix printing with Windows 7 clients (bug #7567).

Changes since 3.5.7:
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o Michael Adam <obnox@samba.org>
* BUG 7594: Fix “log=>ndr_pull_error” in ‘wbinfo -u’ and ‘wbinfo -g’.
* BUG 7871: Fix ‘net ads dns register’ in cluster setups.
* BUG 7894: Fix sporadic Winbind panic in rpc query_user_list.

o Jeremy Allison <jra@samba.org>
* BUG 7409: Raise debug level for “reduce_name: couldn’t get realpath”
messages.
* BUG 7716: Store unmodified copies of security descriptors in acl_xattr and
acl_tdb modules.
* BUG 7733: Fix incorrect unix mode_t caused by invalid client DOS
attributes on create.
* BUG 7734: Apply appropriate create masks when creating files with “inherit
ACLs” set to true.
* BUG 7743: Fix finding users on domain members.
* BUG 7744: Fix “dfree cache time” parameter.
* BUG 7777: Fix requesting lookups for BUILTIN sids.
* BUG 7785: Fix atime limit.
* BUG 7791: Fix copying files from a SMB share using Gnome vfs and SMB
signing.
* BUG 7812: ACL inheritance cannot be disabled in vfs_acl_xattr/vfs_acl_tdb.
* BUG 7835: vfs_fill_sparse() doesn’t use posix_fallocate when strict
allocate is on.
* BUG 7843: Expand the local SAMs aliases.
* BUG 7892: Fix stale lock in open_file_fchmod().
* BUG 7950: Revalidate the pathname once re-constructed from a root fsp.


o Andrew Bartlett <abartlet@samba.org>
* BUG 7356: Fix ‘net ads dns register’ in Windows 2008 R2 domains.

o Björn Baumbach <bb@sernet.de>
* BUG 7875: Fix ‘nmbd –port’.
* BUG 7880: Make ‘rpcclient deldriver’ delete drivers for all architectures.

o Günther Deschner <gd@samba.org>
* BUG 7567: Fix printing with Windows 7 clients.
* BUG 7641: Handle Windows 9x adddriver calls without config file.
* BUG 7945: Let Winbind try to use samlogon validation level 6.

o Holger Hetterich <hhetter@novell.com>
* BUG 3185: Fix ‘testparm’ return code when EOF in encountered in param
name.

o Björn Jacke <bj@sernet.de>
* BUG 7821: Fix build of shared libraries on Tru64.

o Volker Lendecke <vl@samba.org>
* BUG 7066: Fix “Your Password expires today” message for users of trusted
domains.
* BUG 7262: Fix maintaining of users’ groups via UsrMgr.
* BUG 7656: Fix scalability problem with hundreds of printers.
* BUG 7665: Fix memory leak in the netapi routines.
* BUG 7730: Fix Winbind crash bug when no DC is available.
* BUG 7774: Fix a getgrent crash with many groups.
* BUG 7779: Fix smbd crash caused by expand_msdfs.
* BUG 7800: Make Winbind recover from a signing error.
* BUG 7817: Fix “force group” with ntlmssp guest session setup.
* BUG 7841: Make WINBINDD_LOOKUPRIDS asking the right domain.
* BUG 7842: Make WINBINDD_LOOKUPRIDS returning the domain name.
* BUG 7855: ntlm_auth: Support clients which offer a spnego mechs we don’t
support.
* BUG 7879: Fix memory leaks in Winbind.
* BUG 7881: Fix flaky Winbind against Windows 2008.
* BUG 7917: Fix connections from WinCE.
* BUG 7940: Fix opening MS Powerpoint files.

o Stefan Metzmacher <metze@samba.org>
* BUG 7567: Fix printing with Windows 7 clients.
* BUG 7855: ntlm_auth: Support clients which offer a spnego mechs we don’t
support.
* BUG 7883: Fix SMB session setups with Kerberos against some closed source
SMB servers.
* BUG 7896: Don’t set SAMR_FIELD_FULL_NAME if we just want to set the
account name.
* BUG 7899: Don’t return “-1″ on success in ‘net rpc vampire keytab’.
* BUG 7942: Fix endless loops caused by inotify.
* BUG 7944: Catch lookup_names/sids schannel errors over ncacn_ip_tcp.

o Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>
* BUG 6837: Make “rlimit_max below minimum Windows limit” notification less
scary.

o olivier <olivier@virtscano.fakenet>
* BUG 7789: vfs_scannedonly: Switch from mtime to ctime which is more reliable.

o Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>
* BUG 7498: Fix updating the time on close in vfs_gpfs.

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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 3.5 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:

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

The release notes are available online at:

http://www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-3.5.8.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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