[Samba] Samba compile docs

Michael Wood esiotrot at gmail.com
Tue Sep 7 10:40:05 MDT 2010

Adding samba-technical back into the Cc list.

On 7 September 2010 16:51, Derek Lewis <dlewis at mtu.edu> wrote:
> I installed the dependencies via apt-get, as described in the HOWTO, and nothing failed.
> Following the config log, the required libraries are not being found.  Build can find the gnu c, and python though not the libraries.

Some of the stuff printed by waf (the build tool that is actually run
when you run ./configure (by default)) as not found is not a problem.

What are you seeing that's missing?

Is anything else printed before/after "error: failed
program.confdefs.h" that might be relevant?

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Michael Wood <esiotrot at gmail.com>
> To: Derek Lewis <dlewis at mtu.edu>
> Cc: samba at lists.samba.org, samba-technical at lists.samba.org
> Sent: Tue, 7 Sep 2010 06:09:52 -0400 (EDT)
> Subject: Re: [Samba] Samba compile docs
> Hi
> I've CCed samba-technical.
> On 7 September 2010 08:05, Derek Lewis <dlewis at mtu.edu> wrote:
>> I am interested in compiling Samba 4 and trying the advanced features.  I
>> followed the instructions on samba.org to build and compile, though I get
>> the error: failed program.confdefs.h.  I have run into this error before,
>> and looking over config log, I see that the build does not see many of the
>> dependencies.
> The Samba4 HOWTO lists the dependencies you should need.  Do you have
> those installed?  Or is it just that they aren't being found?
>> Can I modify the build to point to the required files, or at least trace the
>> source of the problem?
> Try ./configure --help and see if any of the options help.

Michael Wood <esiotrot at gmail.com>

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