Patches for builds using ../srcdir/configure

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at
Fri Jul 1 05:19:27 MDT 2011

Am 01.07.2011 10:21, schrieb Volker Lendecke:
> Hi!
> 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.
> Metze?

If it still builds I'm fine...


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