add VFSLIBDIR to 3_0

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Wed Nov 27 17:39:00 GMT 2002

On Wed, Nov 27, 2002 at 05:03:49PM +0100, Stefan Metzmacher wrote about 'Re: add VFSLIBDIR to 3_0':
> At 09:49 27.11.2002 -0600, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
> >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 
> ${datadir}/samba
> witch is ${prefix}/share/samba
We actually thought that for FHS, those files should go into
${prefix}/share/samba - we didn't decide anything yet... 


Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at> -
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