proposal: merge waf build of s4 to master

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Mon Apr 12 06:03:30 MDT 2010

On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 01:56:40PM +0200, Kai Blin wrote:
> > For Samba4 it configures and builds on more systems in the build farm
> > than our autoconf rules do. Kai has been testing it on ARM I believe.
> As S4 needs python anyway and Python is a pain to cross-compile, I've done 
> some native builds with waf on my ARM Cortex-A8 system. As that's a pretty 
> normal Ubuntu Linux, it's not very surprising that this works.
> I've also played with cross-compiling Samba (both 3 and 4) to the Android 
> platform recently, but both of them stubbornly resisted my attempts so far, so 
> I didn't even think about looking at waf for that.

So this means that the S4 requirement for waf essentially
will make cross-compiling tdb and talloc a lot more
difficult than it might be now (not having tried it at all)?

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