Comment 7 for bug 993660

Haggai Philip Zagury (hagzag) wrote :

I did something similar in order to preserve the dhcp3.

rm /etc/dhcp3
mkdir /etc/dhcp3
ln -s /etc/dhcp/* /etc/dhcp3/

Then I could:
apt-get update
apt-get install samba samba-common !

Still thing this is a bug in samba / samba-common because I had to specify it explicitly.