Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Dec 3 15:06:09 MST 2011

On Sat, 2011-12-03 at 14:24 +0100, Matthieu Patou wrote:
> Hello Jelmer,
> On 03/12/2011 04:57, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> > Hi Andrew,
> >
> > In September, you renamed util.h to samba_util because the former 
> > clashes with util.h on Mac OS X 
> > (d40fe50a6755ab701f2fe8a434f1d3331769a4c0).
> >
> > Do you remember what the background of this was? We're installing into 
> > ${prefix}/include/samba-4.0 or /usr/local/samba/include AFAIK so we 
> > shouldn't be overwriting system headers anyway. In which way did they 
> > clash?
> >
> > I'm asking because I'd prefer to change the name back before we do 
> > another release - the current name is an API break, and makes 
> > OpenChange fail to build against current versions of Samba.
> I had this bug also on my mac mini, if I recall correctly the problem is 
> that the search path for includes (-I foobar) has first the public dirs 
> path and then the samba path.

Yes, that was the issue.  I'm pretty sure I checked with Brad about
OpenChange, so I'm surprised that this is coming up now. 

> I think this patch 
> http://git.samba.org/?p=mat/samba.git;a=commit;h=177c8327447c3c727c036375b9c683d7bad01677  
> could interest you.

This might solve it for the special case inside Samba, but having a
header name as generic as util.h is just asking for trouble, as external
users of our headers could have the same issue.

Andrew Bartlett

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