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Samba 3.0 Beta Released Announced

Jun 08, 2003, 00:47 (2 Talkback[s])


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The Samba Team is proud to announce the availability of the first beta release of the Samba 3.0.0 code base. While we are significantly closer to the final release, I will remind you that this is a non-production release provided for testing only.

The source code can be downloaded from :


The uncompressed tarball and patch file have been signed using GnuPG. The Samba public key is available at


Binary packages for RedHat, also signed by the Samba public key, have been released and can be found at


Others will be available as they are submitted by volunteers.

A simplified version of the CVS log of updates since 3.0alpha24 can be found in the the download directory under the name ChangeLog-3.0alpha24-3.0.0beta1. The Release Notes are available on-line at


We are also taking this opportunity to beta test our new Bugzilla server. The intent is to replace the old jitterbug installation (bugs.samba.org/). The new bug tracking system is located at


Please search for existing bugs before filing new reports. As always, all bugs are our responsibility.

The Samba Team

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