[Samba] Programmatically Retrieve Current Stable Version
- Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2018 20:58:38 -0400
- From: John Clendenen via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: [Samba] Programmatically Retrieve Current Stable Version
I am writing an update script for Samba (compiled from source) and I am
wondering how best to programmatically get the latest release version
I know that https://download.samba.org/pub/samba/samba-latest.tar.gz exists,
but I would like to get the version number to compare to smbd -V, so that
it can quietly ignore if Samba is already up to date.
My currently solution is to incrementally prod at
https://download.samba.org/pub/samba/stable/samba-4.X.X.tar.gz, but that’s
obviously not ideal.
Please let me know if there is a better, accepted way to about this.
Thank you for all your hard work. I am looking forward to the 4.9 release.
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