Remove smbwrapper?

David Collier-Brown David.Collier-Brown at Sun.COM
Mon Jan 2 13:51:07 GMT 2006

Just FYI, the samba-3.0 copy builds in Solaris 10 with the Sun compilers.


David Collier-Brown wrote:
>    It works fine on Solaris 8 through 10, but I haven't built it
> lately because it defaults to off instead of auto in Configure.
>    That discourages me from noticing bugs, you see (;-))
>    As it happens, it only uses a small subset of the functionality
> of loadparm, and therefor doesn't need the dependency on
> tdb that the samba server requires.  Indeed, it seems odd to me
> that it depend on smb.conf at all!  It's not a server, after all.
> --dave
> Volker Lendecke wrote:
>> Hi!
>> Right now smbwrapper in trunk does not build, mainly because using 
>> loadparm.o
>> has to pull in tdb and sharesec.o which itself references for example
>> prs_mem_free and sec_io_desc.
>> I've never used it in production, and last I heard was that it is broken
>> anyway. So is it worth putting any energy into it? Alternatively I would
>> consider removing it.
>> Volker

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