Remove smbwrapper?

David Collier-Brown David.Collier-Brown at Sun.COM
Mon Jan 2 15:46:18 GMT 2006

Has anyone entered a bug for this failure?  I don't see it
in bugtraq.  As suggested earlier, it segfaults right
after stat64("/usr/local/samba/lib/smb.conf", 0xFFBFDBA0) Err#2 ENOENT


David Collier-Brown wrote:
> Just FYI, the samba-3.0 copy builds in Solaris 10 with the Sun compilers.
> --dave
> 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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