Patches for builds using ../srcdir/configure

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Fri Jul 1 02:21:46 MDT 2011


On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 03:54:17PM -0400, Gordon Ross wrote:
> We use a "wrapper" type build system for Samba 3.5.8 that
> expects to be able to build in a separate directory from where
> the sources were unpacked.  Normally this is done using: i.e.
>    tar ... samba-3.5.8.tgz
>    mkdir build
>    cd build
>    ../samba-3.5.8/source3/configure ...
> This mostly works, but when you do this, there are a few things
> that actually get built over in the source tree.  (A regression test
> for this would be to build with a read-only copy of the sources:)
> In our case, this causes us to try to mix 32-bit and 64-bit objects
> and bad stuff like that.
> Attached are some patches to correct autoconfig for this.
> These are against 3.5.8 - hope that's close enough to the
> latest make integration easy.

These all look sane to me, although I have not tried them.



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