Need Help Building Samba with the same options as Mandrake

Mike Gerdts Michael.Gerdts at
Mon Mar 18 11:14:27 GMT 2002

On Mon, 2002-03-18 at 14:00, Steven Mackenzie wrote:
> Mike, Andrew,
> Thanks for the hints -- obviously I've never looked at a src rpm before :)
> I've taken the "build a new set of RPMs" approach, which seems to be
> compiling hapilly now.
> Here's what I've done, can anyone spot any silly bad things?
> Download samba CVS (CVS checkout)
> Rename source from samba to samba-2.2.4
> Download samba-2.2.3a.src.rpm
> Tar the samba CVS as samba-2.2.4.tar.bz2

The only thing that I would do differently would be to not use the
version number 2.2.4 until 2.2.4 is really released.

For now I would use the version number with a release tag that
corresponds to the time that you did the checkout.  Be sure that the
time format that you use is always increasing.  For example, I would
likely choose a release tag of "gerdts.200203181405" to correspond to my
checkout at 2:05 PM on March 18, 2002.  The end result would be that I
would get an RPM that looked like


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