compiling smbtorture on win32 (cygwin)

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Fri Jul 19 00:37:02 GMT 2002

Richard Sharpe wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Jul 2002, gary sekinger wrote:
> > Hello,
> Hmmm, I could have answered you internally :-)
> > I'd like to compile and run smbtorture on a win32 box. Has anyone been
> > able to compile smbtorture on win32? If so how? What was the
> > environment: native win32, cygwin, sfu, or mks (or something else)? I
> > want to run smbtorture on my win32 boxes and have it beat on samba
> > servers on the network. Out of the box, the configure script fails with:
> I think some guys tried in Australia, but gave up. I am not aware of
> anyone else trying.

Apparently MS has done it - but they don't distribute and therefore
don't need to release it ;-).

> > checking configure summary... ERROR: No locking available. Running Samba
> > would be unsafe
> > configure: error: summary failure. Aborting config
> Which parts of smbtorture do you need?
> > I can hack around that but compiling smbtorture still has issues with
> > shared memory. I'm just wondering (& hoping) that someone else has
> > already blazed this trail.
> Some parts of smbtorture have been extracted from Samba, so it is possible
> that the rest might be able to be as well. Catch me on #qa :-)

The client side really should not be hard.  We could rewrite the
configure script to only block compiling smbd without locking.

Andrew Bartlett

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