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

Michael Wood esiotrot at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 07:25:25 MDT 2010

On 23 August 2010 13:57, Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 1:36 AM, Matthias Dieter Wallnöfer
> <mdw at samba.org> wrote:
>> Ah, thanks for pointing this out. Yeah, it's always worth to look at the GIT
>> release first when writing such a patch (like here it could already have
>> been fixed). At the moment the tarball releases are very old so we encourage
>> our users to stick with GIT checkouts.
>> Matthias
> 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.

Check the samba list archives.  Someone recently posted a HOWTO, I
believe for CentOS 5.

Michael Wood <esiotrot at gmail.com>

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