add VFSLIBDIR to 3_0

Stefan Metzmacher stefan.metzmacher at
Wed Nov 27 16:11:09 GMT 2002

At 09:49 27.11.2002 -0600, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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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.

I decided with Jelmer that the codepages/*.dat files should be installed in 
witch is ${prefix}/share/samba

>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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