[SAMBA3/RFC] Merged build by default when possible?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sun Oct 19 22:25:00 GMT 2008

On Sat, 2008-10-18 at 15:40 +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 18, 2008 at 03:30:12PM +0200, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> > Samba 3's configure can now detect when all the prerequisites are there
> > for a merged build (also building Samba 4). When Samba 4 is built, this
> > also  means smbtorture from Samba 4 is run against Samba 3 during "make
> > test".
> > 
> > Right now the merged build can be enabled by --enable-merged-build and
> > disabled by configure's --disable-merged-build, the default being not
> > using the default build. Should we automatically enable the merged build
> > if no --{enable,disable}-merged-build parameter was found and the
> > prerequisites are present? The only disadvantage of this that I can
> > think of is that the build will be slower since more files have to be
> > built.
> What about doing the merged build by default for
> --enable-developer? :-)

Perhaps both?  Merged build by default, and merged build mandatory for

(Wasn't this what we discussed when we started this?)

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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