Bug 187184 - mount.cifs should not be packaged with samba-client
mount.cifs should not be packaged with samba-client
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: samba (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jay Fenlason
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2006-03-28 19:49 EST by John Newbigin
Modified: 2014-08-31 19:28 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-05-04 11:23:43 EDT
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Description John Newbigin 2006-03-28 19:49:38 EST
Description of problem:
We use a custom version of mount.cifs.  It is packaged as an RPM but to install
it we have to remove the samba-client package, which we would rather not do as
we still want smbclient.

If mount.cifs was packaged seperate to the rest of samba we would be able to
substitute our own version.

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Sometimes we can install our package as well as samba-client without getting any
conflicts.  rpm -qf shows the files as part of both packages.  This breaks
though when a smaba update is installed because it overwrites out version of

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