[Mageia-dev] new samba-squid subpackage proporsal
Luis Daniel Lucio Quiroz
dlucio at okay.com.mx
Fri Aug 5 19:05:43 CEST 2011
Le Vendredi 05 Août 2011 18:17:15 Maarten Vanraes a écrit :
> Op woensdag 03 augustus 2011 14:01:16 schreef Buchan Milne:
> > On Tuesday, 2 August 2011 22:23:24 Maarten Vanraes wrote:
> > > Op dinsdag 02 augustus 2011 17:04:41 schreef Buchan Milne:
> > > > Samba-common is the right package for this. I see no need to
> > > > have a
> > > > squid- specific subpackage (and then samba-apache,
> > > > samba-freeradius,
> > > > with the same content, or all virtual packages just pulling
> > > > samba-common).
> > > >
> > > > Feel free to mess up your squid package by adding suggests on
> > > > samba-common, but since installing the right package is
> > > > trivially
> > > > solved by the admin and is a small portion of the work required,
> > > > I
> > > > would personally prefer not to increase the default footprint of
> > > > any
> > > > installation that pulls in squid.
> > >
> > > this is really imho an example where conditional suggests could work
> > > well: if you have squid already installed and you're installing
> > > samba,
> > > this subpackage could then be suggested. (and vice versa).
> > But, it is irrelevant. samba-common is required by both samba-client and
> > samba-server, so you can't install samba without getting ntlm_auth.
> there is definately a misunderstanding here, conditional suggests are not
> usefull for requires, only for suggests
> > This is really about whether squid should pull in any pieces of samba by
> > default, and could be solved by adding:
> > Suggests: samba-common
> > to squid. But, I don't see much value, as this is a small part of the
> > work required to get a single-sign on authentication solution for squid
> > against AD. The default squid.conf already has example configs showing
> > that ntlm_auth is required, and all we are saving the user is a 'urpmf
> > ntlm_auth' and a 'urpmi samba-common'. However, there are many
> > scenarios squid can be deployed (e.g. SSO with GSSAPI, basic auth with
> > LDAP, PAM, NIS etc., no authentication, peer cache only etc.), and I
> > don't see a reason to pull in samba-common by default, when it saves
> > the admin very little effort.
> > Regards,
> > Buchan
> well if it was in a separate package (and not in samba-common), it would be
> interesting to have conditional suggests. because then samba would pull it
> in; and squid too, without needing samba if you don't have it.
> but, maybe i'm misunderstanding this thread
That's what i was asking
to create a new subpckage samba-helper-squid to stor ntlm_auth since
ntlm_auth is not linked with other lib it can stand by itself in a independend
subpackage to make a suggest from squid. But it seems Buchan refuses.
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