Samba 3.5.8 Available for Download

                   Release Notes for Samba 3.5.8
			   March 7, 2011

This is the latest stable release of Samba 3.5.

Major enhancements in Samba 3.5.8 include:

o  Fix Winbind crash bug when no DC is available (bug #7730).
o  Fix finding users on domain members (bug #7743).
o  Fix memory leaks in Winbind (bug #7879).
o  Fix printing with Windows 7 clients (bug #7567).

Changes since 3.5.7:

o   Michael Adam <>
    * BUG 7594: Fix "log=>ndr_pull_error" in 'wbinfo -u' and 'wbinfo -g'.
    * BUG 7871: Fix 'net ads dns register' in cluster setups.
    * BUG 7894: Fix sporadic Winbind panic in rpc query_user_list.

o   Jeremy Allison <>
    * BUG 7409: Raise debug level for "reduce_name: couldn't get realpath"
    * BUG 7716: Store unmodified copies of security descriptors in acl_xattr and
      acl_tdb modules.
    * BUG 7733: Fix incorrect unix mode_t caused by invalid client DOS
      attributes on create.
    * BUG 7734: Apply appropriate create masks when creating files with "inherit
      ACLs" set to true.
    * BUG 7743: Fix finding users on domain members.
    * BUG 7744: Fix "dfree cache time" parameter.
    * BUG 7777: Fix requesting lookups for BUILTIN sids.
    * BUG 7785: Fix atime limit.
    * BUG 7791: Fix copying files from a SMB share using Gnome vfs and SMB
    * BUG 7812: ACL inheritance cannot be disabled in vfs_acl_xattr/vfs_acl_tdb.
    * BUG 7835: vfs_fill_sparse() doesn't use posix_fallocate when strict
      allocate is on.
    * BUG 7843: Expand the local SAMs aliases.
    * BUG 7892: Fix stale lock in open_file_fchmod().
    * BUG 7950: Revalidate the pathname once re-constructed from a root fsp.

o   Andrew Bartlett <>
    * BUG 7356: Fix 'net ads dns register' in Windows 2008 R2 domains.

o   Björn Baumbach <>
    * BUG 7875: Fix 'nmbd --port'.
    * BUG 7880: Make 'rpcclient deldriver' delete drivers for all architectures.

o   Günther Deschner <>
    * BUG 7567: Fix printing with Windows 7 clients.
    * BUG 7641: Handle Windows 9x adddriver calls without config file.
    * BUG 7945: Let Winbind try to use samlogon validation level 6.

o   Holger Hetterich <>
    * BUG 3185: Fix 'testparm' return code when EOF in encountered in param

o   Björn Jacke <>
    * BUG 7821: Fix build of shared libraries on Tru64.

o   Volker Lendecke <>
    * BUG 7066: Fix "Your Password expires today" message for users of trusted
    * BUG 7262: Fix maintaining of users' groups via UsrMgr.
    * BUG 7656: Fix scalability problem with hundreds of printers.
    * BUG 7665: Fix memory leak in the netapi routines.
    * BUG 7730: Fix Winbind crash bug when no DC is available.
    * BUG 7774: Fix a getgrent crash with many groups.
    * BUG 7779: Fix smbd crash caused by expand_msdfs.
    * BUG 7800: Make Winbind recover from a signing error.
    * BUG 7817: Fix "force group" with ntlmssp guest session setup.
    * BUG 7841: Make WINBINDD_LOOKUPRIDS asking the right domain.
    * BUG 7842: Make WINBINDD_LOOKUPRIDS returning the domain name.
    * BUG 7855: ntlm_auth: Support clients which offer a spnego mechs we don't
    * BUG 7879: Fix memory leaks in Winbind.
    * BUG 7881: Fix flaky Winbind against Windows 2008.
    * BUG 7917: Fix connections from WinCE.
    * BUG 7940: Fix opening MS Powerpoint files.

o   Stefan Metzmacher <>
    * BUG 7567: Fix printing with Windows 7 clients.
    * BUG 7855: ntlm_auth: Support clients which offer a spnego mechs we don't
    * BUG 7883: Fix SMB session setups with Kerberos against some closed source
      SMB servers.
    * BUG 7896: Don't set SAMR_FIELD_FULL_NAME if we just want to set the
      account name.
    * BUG 7899: Don't return "-1" on success in 'net rpc vampire keytab'.
    * BUG 7942: Fix endless loops caused by inotify.
    * BUG 7944: Catch lookup_names/sids schannel errors over ncacn_ip_tcp.

o   Jonathan Nieder <>
    * BUG 6837:  Make "rlimit_max below minimum Windows limit" notification less

o   olivier <olivier@virtscano.fakenet>
    * BUG 7789: vfs_scannedonly: Switch from mtime to ctime which is more reliable.

o   Rusty Russell <>
    * BUG 7498: Fix updating the time on close in vfs_gpfs.