Samba3 build farm can't execute smbtorture4 anymore

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Sun Dec 23 21:53:52 GMT 2007

On Sun, Dec 23, 2007 at 04:35:39PM -0500, simo wrote:
> I would rather not, this would make a fork, and soon the 2 torture test
> would implement different things.

The two test sets have already started to differ a long time
ago. There's a reason for the --target= option to

> I really thing samba3 should start learning to use external tools more,
> and not always suffer of the NIH syndrome.

I fully agree, in particular I would like to get the library
thing much more used. The size of our bin/ directory is just
silly. But only potentially. Not having the option to build
critical tools statically is a hard stop for me. Being
forced to collect my binaries and its associated libraries
from various directories via LD_LIBRARY_PATH is an absolute
debugging nightmare on a developer machine where you might
have different versions of stuff around. I'm not willing to
accept this.

And to be honest, I don't care if smbtorture is structured
nicely, and I don't care about its size. It has to do its

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