Wrong install modulesdir for standalone ldb ?

simo idra at samba.org
Thu Nov 18 07:18:17 MST 2010

On Thu, 2010-11-18 at 14:59 +0100, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-11-18 at 13:33 +0000, simo wrote:
> > When looking at the wscript files it seem like modulesdir is set to
> > ${prefix}/modules/ldb by default. This resolves into /usr/modules/ldb.
> > 
> > This looks wrong and I remember we used to put modules in /usr/lib/ldb
> > (which is FHS compliant). How do I fix this ? Is it enough to set the
> > MODULESDIR variable in lib/ldb/wscript ?
> We can't use /usr/lib/ldb anymore, since standalone ldb will now install
> private libraries there. What about $prefix/ldb/modules ?

If that expands to /usr/lib/ldb/modules I am ok with that.

But what's the problem with having also private libraries there ?
(Why are we having private libraries anyway ? All dependencies should be
provided by the OS.)


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org>
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. <simo at redhat.com>

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