Announcing Samba 4.0.0TP1

David Collier-Brown David.Collier-Brown at Sun.COM
Fri Jan 27 14:31:31 GMT 2006

   One of my Smarter Colleagues[tm] noted that assuming that
everyone's make has the same macro processor was unwise (;-))
He recommended
- a separate macro processor, in the tradition Unix tools style, or
- using the "greatest common divisor" and avoiding anything
   more complex than is supported by everyone.


Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
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> Jelmer Vernooij schrieb:
>>Hi Ken,
>>On Thu, Jan 26, 2006 at 02:50:20PM -0800, Ken Stone wrote about 'Re: Announcing Samba 4.0.0TP1':
>>>I pulled down the 4.0.0TP1 bits yesterday just to take a look (ie not even
>>>a glimmer of hope that I could get it to build :-).  What I found was that
>>>I could not get beyond running configure ... It barfed all over the place.
>>>Is there a plan to describe the toolset required to build 4.0 ?  I had 
>>>seen some stuff a while back about new compiler tech needed ?  What might
>>>be nice is kind of a tookit guide so people like me can start looking 
>>>for what its going to take.
>>Other then a shell, perl 5 and a c compiler, you shouldn't need
>>anything. Can you post some of the error messages?
> The build on HP systems is known to be broken currently:
> the error comes in with this commit and broke IRIX too:
> The build on Tru64 is also broken, because of the the make
> that doesn't handle %(patsubst ...) and %(wildcard ...) macros
> Is there anything simular on Tru64 make?
> It would be very nice if you could help us to fix this problems
> - --
> metze
> Stefan Metzmacher <metze at>
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