Build requirements

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at
Sun Jul 21 10:41:02 GMT 2002

On Sun, 21 Jul 2002, Max TenEyck Woodbury wrote:

> Richard Sharpe wrote:
> > 
> > On Sat, 20 Jul 2002, Max TenEyck Woodbury wrote:
> > 
> >> I was trying to build 2.2.5 from sources on a RedHat 7.3 system. It bugged
> >> out after the configure. This is probably because some of the header files
> >> it expects are not present. (Disk space is tight on this particular machine
> >> and I've tried not to install anything I don't have to on it.)
> >>
> >> Two questions:
> >>
> >> Q1: What packages are required to build SaMBa that are not also required to
> >> run it?
> > 
> > GCC and glibc-devel come to mind.
> Yep, but I already had those installed, so there are other requirements. I
> did a 'rpm -qR samba-common' on a RH 7.3 system and pulled in the '-devel-'

Hmm, are these the RedHat Samba RPMs?

If so, we have no control over them. RedHat does their own thing and does 
not seem to consult us too much.

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe at, rsharpe at, 
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