Possible to add ksmbd?


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Userland (apt, packages, etc.) is all Debian (or Ubuntu, depending on what you install).  Armbian is focused on low level stuff particular to these little boards (boot, kernel, dtb, firmware, etc.).

 

So, I imagine you would have to petition some Debian maintainer, or the ksmbd project directly?

 

I am Debian user, but still not to the point of packaging, yet.  I suppose it's only a matter of time...  But I digress.

 

Anyway, that might take a while.  In the meantime you could build it yourself, looks like...

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@Mangix,

 

There are a few, like Armbian particular tools for instance:

 

┌─[ 2020-11-27 13:16 trs-80@cubietruck:~ ]
└─▶ $ dpkg-query -l '*armbian*'

Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name                  Version      Architecture Description
+++-=====================-============-============-=================================
un  armbian-bsp           <none>       <none>       (no description available)
ii  armbian-config        20.08.22     all          Armbian configuration utility
ii  armbian-firmware      20.08.22     all          Linux firmware
un  armbian-firmware-full <none>       <none>       (no description available)
un  armbian-hostapd       <none>       <none>       (no description available)
un  armbian-tools         <none>       <none>       (no description available)
un  armbian-tools-buster  <none>       <none>       (no description available)
ii  armbian-tools-jessie  5.60         armhf        Armbian tools, Cubie bt utils
un  armbian-u-boot        <none>       <none>       (no description available)

 

Also I noticed, while poking around in Armbian repositories it seems we package our (hardware specific) kernels, U-Boot, and some other things as Debian packages.  Which I think is a quite good idea, although I could see how it might lead to some confusion as in the case of your OP.

 

But other than those few things above which are particular to hardware or the Armbian project itself, all the other packages are just straight from vanilla Debian (or Ubuntu) repos.  Which to me is one of the great strengths of Armbian.

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