[PATCH] example/VFS ....confiure.in...

Alexander Bokovoy a.bokovoy at sam-solutions.net
Tue Jun 24 10:13:37 GMT 2003

On Tue, Jun 24, 2003 at 12:09:00PM +0200, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
> >> and parsing this string is the best thing we can do for dealing with 
> >samba
> >> 2.2.* and 3.0aplha* and 3.0.0beta1
> >Why you need to parse that at all?
> samba-vscan is using macros like:
> ...
> to able to compile with all samba 2.2.* and 3.0aplha* and 3.0.0beta1 
> releases
> and the user had to modifiy the header file manually each time.
> so I added a configure.in test for it which automaticly detect the samba 
> version
> this is maybe usefull for other module writers too.
That means it is really better to provide those defines in version.h as
numbers not strings. Would it solve your problem for 3.0?

For 2.2 and 3.0a/b1 I would propose to use identification method based on
VFS versions -- as it is done in drweb-vfs for Samba.
/ Alexander Bokovoy
There is never time to do it right, but always time to do it over.

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