proposal for better compile time error checking

Simo Sorce simo.sorce at
Wed Apr 30 14:48:37 GMT 2003

Samba must build with C compilers, if it is possible to make so that it
builds also with a c++ compiler without much troubles I'm fine, but no
way to make samba compile _only_ with c++ compilers.


On Wed, 2003-04-30 at 16:25, Green, Paul wrote:
> I'm a little unclear on whether the changes you are contemplating would
> still allow the source code to be built by a C compiler.  I don't have a
> problem with source code that can be built by either C or C++, but I think
> we need a lot more discussion, and some research, before dropping the
> ability to build Samba with C.  I could build Samba either way on Stratus
> VOS, but I wonder whether that is true for all of the various platforms.

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