[PATCH] add 'modules path' and handle 'configure --with-configdir' right

Stefan Metzmacher stefan.metzmacher at metzemix.de
Fri Nov 22 12:34:00 GMT 2002

At 13:21 22.11.2002 +0100, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
>On Fri, Nov 22, 2002 at 11:36:48AM +0100, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
> > Hi Jelmer,
> >
> > here's a patch that added the 'modules path' parameter.
> >
> > lp_modules_path() is prefixed to all lp_modules() witch are not start with
> > '/' (not absolute pathes)
> >
> > the default for lp_modules_path() is selectable by ./configure
> > --with-modulesdir=/modules
> > or $(LIBDIR)/samba  (when  --with-fhs) or $(LIBDIR)
> >
> > make installmodules install the modules to lp_modules_path()
> >
> > make modules now makes proto_exist
>Thanks a lot! These were on my todo list.I'll take a look at it later today
>(when I get back home, I'm currently at school)


> > there's a new file modules/Makefile.ext_modules.in:
> > here can extern modules be added then they're also catches by 'make 
> modules'
>I'm not so sure about this one - we should rather have a mechanism with which
>external developers can compile modules without requiring the samba source 
>code - and they can always add their module to Makefile.in and add it to 
>$MODULES there.

but if the Makefile.in is updated it's possible to get conflicts...
most module need include/proto.h so I think we need the source code,
but if you have a better solution it'd be fine too.



Stefan Metzmacher

stefan.metzmacher at metzemix.de

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