Announcing Samba 4.0.0TP1

James Peach jorgar at
Sat Jan 28 22:45:07 GMT 2006

On 1/27/06, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher <metze at> 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:

Hmm ... that was me. Since I added that code specifically for IRIX,
I'm very surprised it broke. I'm back in the office tomorrow, so I'll
take a proper look and fix it.

> The build on Tru64 is also broken, because of the the make
> that doesn't handle %(patsubst ...) and %(wildcard ...) macros

AFAIK, these are specific to GNU make. If we are going to use them,
configure needs to detect and enforce the use of GNU make.

James Peach | jorgar at

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