Samba 4 build system (was: Re: Samba3 build farm can't execute smbtorture4 anymore)

simo idra at
Mon Dec 24 01:31:42 GMT 2007

On Mon, 2007-12-24 at 02:23 +0100, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> And, of course, there's also automake, which has similar problems to
> the
> current build system and relies on recursive make, so I guess that's
> not
> much of an alternative either.

What is the problem with this?
For samba4 at least we already require C99 support, and we are slowly
doing that for samba3 too. Is requiring gnu make or a make with enough
functionality too much today ?


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at>
Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat Inc. <ssorce at>

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