GPFS VFS module

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at
Thu Nov 20 09:34:10 GMT 2008

Volker Lendecke schrieb:
> On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 01:28:54PM +0100, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
>> what's the reason for not just linking against -lgpfs or -lgpfs_gpl
>> instead of using dlopen()?
> The original idea was to ship that stuff in standard
> distributions like RHEL which do not have GPFS around by
> default.
> Mathias, is this still a requirement?

But you need to have the libgpfs-devel package installed
at build time anyway and when vfs_gpfs is build as shared module
smbd would not link to -lgpfs directly.


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