[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#555462: This bug should be fixed
adrian.benson at vuw.ac.nz
Mon Dec 21 22:22:09 UTC 2009
Well its been 1-1/2 months and there is no sign of 3.4.4 in sid or
This bug renders samba share browsing unusable. I have no stats to back
this up, but I am pretty sure that share browsing is one of the most
widely used aspects of samba.
I encountered this bug just yesterday. Apart from being really annoying,
the repeated login failures caused my account to be locked which meant
no server access, no internet, no email. Its a good thing it didn't
happen today otherwise I would have been without any of these services
until 5 January.
I understand that this is testing, however if you distribute broken
packages and won't fix them when the fix is trivial (took me 1 minute +
build time), then you will find that users will avoid using testing.
Then how will any testing be done?
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