add VFSLIBDIR to 3_0

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Wed Nov 27 15:54:01 GMT 2002

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On Wed, 27 Nov 2002, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:

> I think adding VFSLIBDIR is not nice, because jelmer is working on the
> modules stuff in HEAD and we'll load the modules via the 'modules = '
> and 'modules path =' (not yet added) parameters. and make modules should
> make all modules not only VFS modules.
> I think all modules should be in LIBDIR  and 'modules path' should be 
> LIBDIR by default.

Long ago we started using /usr/lib/samba as the top libdir in 
RPM installs.  VFS modules were placed in /usr/lib/samba/vfs.
I placed the codepages/*.dat files in /usr/lib/samba.  If people
think that all libraries shsould go in a flat directory, below
/usr/lib/samba/, that's fine with me.  We just need to all be on 
the same page.

And sometimes messageso to the maining list is not enough
(if you know someone in particular needs to know a new piece of 

> BTW: is there a reason why make instalmodules install the modules in
> VFSLIBDIR and make uninstallmodules try to remove them from LIBDIR and
> not from VFSLIBDIR?

typo from late night working on the release.

cheers, jerry
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