Samba4 insists on linking with pam

Sam Liddicott sam at
Thu Sep 8 00:36:55 MDT 2011

On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 7:54 PM, Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at> wrote:

> On 09/07/2011 05:45 PM, Sam Liddicott wrote:
>> Samba4 build process tries to link with any pam files it can find.
>> During configure I specified --without-pam --without-pam_smbpass so I
>> can't work out why it is. The header files may be found but the libraries
>> are not available and I don't want to link with them anyway.
>> How do I reign in samba's over-eagerness?
> I don't think it's possible to exclude pam at the moment - our check for it
> appears to be unconditional, though it shouldn't be too hard to add a
> command-line option to make it optional.
> The relevant files are:
> source4/auth/wscript_configure
> nsswitch/wscript_configure

Thanks Jelmer, I'll work on it.


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