Samba 3.5.12 Available for Download

                   Release Notes for Samba 3.5.12
			  November 2, 2011

This is the latest stable release of Samba 3.5.

Major enhancements in Samba 3.5.12 include:

o  Fix race condition in Winbind (bug 7844).
o  The VFS ACL modules are no longer experimental but production-ready.

Changes since 3.5.11:

o   Jeremy Allison <>
    * BUG 7509: smb_acl_to_posix: ACL is invalid for set (Invalid argument).
    * BUG 7551: Return error of cli_push when 'put - /some/file' is used.
    * BUG 8156: 'net ads join' fails to use the user's kerberos ticket.
    * BUG 8370: Fix vfs_chown_fsp.
    * BUG 8422: Fix infinite loop in ACL module code.
    * BUG 8443: Be smarter about setting default permissions when a ACL_USER_OBJ
      isn't given.
    * BUG 8458: IE9 on Windows 7 cannot download files to samba 3.5.11 share.
    * BUG 8493: DFS breaks zip file extracting unless "follow symlinks = no"
    * BUG 8507: Make smbd correctly honor the "force create mode" bits from a
      cifsfs create.
    * BUG 8541: Fix readlink() on Linux clients if the symlink target is
      outside of the share.
    * BUG 8542: smbclient posix_open command fails to return correct info on
      open file.

o   Pierre Carrier <>
    * BUG 8186: Allow changing the maximum number of simultaneous clients in
      Winbind through an smb.conf option.

o   Günther Deschner <>
    * BUG 7465: Fix 'net ads join -k' when KRB5CCNAME is not set.
    * BUG 7888: Deal with buggy 3.0 based PDCs.
    * BUG 8491: Fix some coverity issues.

o   David Disseldorp <>
    * BUG 8480: acl_xattr can free an invalid pointer if no blob is loaded.

o   Björn Jacke <>
    * BUG 8256: Add man vfs_aio_fork.
    * BUG 8362: Fix SWAT build issue on old glibc systems.
    * BUG 8531: Make DSO_EXPORTS_CMD more portable.

o   Volodymyr Khomenko <>
    * BUG 8515: Disallow "." in can_set_delete_on_close().

o   Volker Lendecke <>
    * BUG 7844: Fix race condition in Winbind.
    * BUG 8338: Add a fallback for missing open&x support in OS/X Lion.
    * BUG 8420: Fix getent group if trusted domains are not reachable.

o   Stefan Metzmacher <
    * BUG 8347: Fix regression on HP-UX, AIX and OSF introduced by the fix for
    * BUG 8452: Check the wct of the incoming SMBnegprot responses in libsmb.
    * BUG 8491: Fix some coverity issues.