Compling Samba-2.2.5 with spinlocks using Sun Forte C

David Collier-Brown davecb at
Tue Aug 6 08:14:01 GMT 2002

 Adrian LEE wrote:
> > The code in tdb/spinlock.c related to spin locking on Sparc uses asm
> > directives.  This module won't compile with Sun Forte C compiler.
> > If you have a patch or similar, or point out I've forgotten to use
> > a compiler option, to help my solve this problem, it would be
> > much appreciated.
Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> Why do you need spinlocks?  The asm stuff is only compiled when we have
> that option specified...

	The standard locks are reccomended, is there a 
	problem with them on your site?

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