make error

Matthieu Patou mat at
Fri Oct 8 15:30:38 MDT 2010

  On 08/10/2010 10:34, Michael Wood wrote:
> On 8 October 2010 08:17, Matthieu Patou<mat at>  wrote:
>>   On 08/10/2010 09:25, Rohit Rajan wrote:
>>>   Hi All,
>>> I'm trying to configure the SAMBA VERSION: 4.0.0alpha14-GIT-cd04af7 the
>>> confiure went fine but whe i issue the make command i got this error.
>>> *** commands commence before first target.  Stop.
>> It's using the old build system.
>> Go in source4 do:
>> ./
>> ./configure.developer
>> make -j
> I suspect Rohit used the "rsync" instructions on the Samba4 HOWTO.
> When I tried that a few days ago it was broken.  ./ said it
> was setting up for waf, but ./configure.developer actually ran the
> autoconf version of configure.
I really double checked and downloading s4 through rsync lead to a pointing to
And the build is ok.

I suspect that's because the previous checkout was done with the old 
build mode and the link was not updated.

Matthieu Patou
Samba Team

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