Samba - Sharing files with XP and missing files

William Hooper whooperhsd3 at
Wed Sep 22 21:01:43 UTC 2004

YigalB said:
> I read in Samba's web site that SWAT is a GUI for Samba's CFG file


> In <>  I found files relevant for
> Mandrake but not for FC2 which I use. What should I do now? Is it
> safe/ok to use libs compiled for other distributions? Or is there another
> solution?

What is wrong with the samba-swat package that comes with Fedora?

up2date -i samba-swat


yum install samba-swat

> Another thing that bother me is why doesn't RPM go and take the needed
> files automatically ? I mean all the information is there: the names, the
> version..

That's what yum, up2date, and apt (not playing favorites, did I forget
anyone?) are for.

William Hooper

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