Samba 4 buildsystem; patch in progress

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Mon Jan 7 18:48:43 GMT 2008

Am Montag, den 07.01.2008, 16:43 +0100 schrieb Jelmer Vernooij:
> Am Montag, den 07.01.2008, 11:44 +0100 schrieb Björn Jacke:
> > On 2008-01-06 at 14:10 +0100 Jelmer Vernooij sent off:
> > > The problem is that while 99% of the developers may be running GNU
> > >  make, far less than 99% of the build farm hosts run it. Moving to GNU
> > >  make would mean losing some of the more exotic build farm hosts.
> > I have to disagree here. Most of the more exotic build farm hosts do 
> > have gmake installed and I explicitly set MAKE to gmake on most of 
> > the exotic hosts that I maintain gmake because the system's make 
> > failed to work in the past already with S3 and/or S4.
> What prompted me to say this was:
> dp:~% grep GNU_MAKE /home/build/master/data/build.samba4.*.log | grep no
> | wc -l
> 12
> dp:~% grep GNU_MAKE /home/build/master/data/build.samba4.*.log | grep
> yes | wc -l
> 19
> That may include some dead hosts though.
I did some more research. The hosts that are not dead and don't have GNU
make are xen2-netbsd-samba, SerNet-irix, SerNet-aix, stevehome and

The last two I need to contact about installing python-dev anyway, so
I'll also ask if they can install gmake, just in case.


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