Proposed paths for Samba 4.0
idra at samba.org
Mon Jun 20 12:46:51 MDT 2011
On Mon, 2011-06-20 at 17:51 +0200, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
> Am 15.06.2011 11:35, schrieb Stefan (metze) Metzmacher:
> > Hi Andrew,
> >> Attached is a patch to implement a new set of default paths for Samba
> >> 4.0
> >> The challenge here is that the Samba4 branch historically chose a
> >> different set of default paths to the release branches, and this needs
> >> to be resolved before we release Samba 4.0
> >> The approach I have taken is:
> >> - Users who install from source should keep key files in the same
> >> places as 3.6
> >> - except for config files which are moved from lib/ to etc/
> >> - all the key paths can be configured, so distributions can put things
> >> in the right place
> >> In doing this, I've removed --with-fhs as it didn't seem to work very
> >> well (used on it's own, it produces paths under /usr/local/samba/, and
> >> even combined with --prefix=/usr it created paths like /usr/etc
> >> and /usr/var
> > I'm using
> > --prefix=$DESTDIR/usr \
> > --sysconfdir=$DESTDIR/etc \
> > --localstatedir=$DESTDIR/var \
> > --enable-fhs \
> > and I guess that matches mostly what distros are using.
> > I think we should try to keep it that simple
> > and hope that distros start to use the same.
> Maybe I wasn't clear enough, this means I'm using --enable-fhs and
> I want to keep using that option!
> Please readd it, I want a simple option that makes sure
> I'm using 'samba' subdirectories.
> Removing this options means users have to think about all possible pathes
> and specify them explicitly, which is ugly (at least for me).
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