[Samba] Difficulty compiling 4.0.0alpha11 on RHEL 5, "Py_ssize_t" undeclared in net.c

Kai Blin kai at samba.org
Mon Aug 23 06:07:51 MDT 2010

On Mon, 23 Aug 2010 07:57:11 -0400
Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel at gmail.com> wrote:

> And that's great. Unfortunately, I can't build from the git release on
> RHEL 5 or CentOS 5, the autoconf fails miserably and I apparently have
> to manually generate a 'source4/version.h' file. Is anyone else trying
> to build on RHEL 5?  I recognize that it's pretty seriously out of
> date, but I'm afraid it's an industry standard at work for the next
> few years until RHEL 6 is out and stable.

You do realize that in the git HEAD version we're using a new build
system, right? The autoconf build has been deprecated and is probably
bit-rotting pretty fast.

You'll want to run autogen.sh to create the correct configure magic to
call the waf-scripts directly.

Kai Blin
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