amiga suvival (fwd) - feedback to the Samba team!
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Tue Jan 28 21:12:23 GMT 2003
The work Olaf did would probably be of interest to anyone trying to port
Samba code to non-Posix platforms, particularly small platforms such as
On Tue, Jan 28, 2003 at 06:24:10PM +0100, Olaf Barthel wrote:
> If I manage to attend SambaXP this year and there's a guarantee that I'm
> not going to be persecuted for boring listeners to death, I may end up
> telling the whole story of how the current Samba port came together. But
> in brief, it worked like this: the initial Amiga Samba ports were not
> particularly stable, so I set about porting Samba using the most mature
> Amiga 'C' compiler and a wrapper to go between the Samba core code and
> the Amiga operating system. This worked rather well, but I hit a wall
> with Samba 2.2.x which could not ported in this fashion. So I had to
> write my own 'C' compiler runtime library which made porting possible.
> As a side-effect, that library also made it possible to port GCC natively
> to the Amiga. So now we've got Samba 2.0.7 running stable and Samba 2.2.5
> looking good enough to use (it's rather bulky, though).
> Home: Olaf Barthel, Gneisenaustrasse 43, D-31275 Lehrte
> Net: olsen at sourcery.han.de (Home), olsen at logicalline.com (Work)
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