standalone build of ldb didn't support -k switch nor -U

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Mon Feb 13 05:11:03 MST 2012

On Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 08:53:18PM -0800, Matthieu Patou wrote:
> On 02/12/2012 02:24 PM, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> >On Sun, 2012-02-12 at 14:19 -0800, Matthieu Patou wrote:
> >>Hello,
> >>
> >>I just discovered today that building ldb as a system library means that
> >>ldb* tools won't support a lot of the "standard" command line options
> >>like -U or -k.
> >>
> >>I guess it's because we don't include
> >>source4/lib/cmdline/popt_credentials.c in the build, maybe worth having
> >>a couple of options still if build in standalone mode no ?
> >The idea (perhaps there are bugs) is that the standalone build of ldb
> >does not make network connections, unless it finds the Samba modules
> >during startup, which then loads the popt stuff.
> Ok fair.
> But for the moment due to symbols mismatch it's not really working:
> open("/usr/local/samba/lib/ldb//", O_RDONLY) = 3
> open("/usr/local/samba/lib/", O_RDONLY) =
> -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)
> open("/usr/local/samba/lib/private/", O_RDONLY) = 3
> write(2, "ldb: unable to dlopen /usr/local"..., 230ldb: unable to
> dlopen /usr/local/samba/lib/ldb// :
> /usr/local/systemsamba/lib/ldb/ version
> `SAMBA_4.0.0ALPHA18_GIT_567F05E' not found (required by
> /usr/local/samba/lib/ldb//
> Then the output is:
> You must supply a url with -H or with $LDB_URL
> Usage: ldbsearch <options> <expression> <attrs...>
> Usage: [OPTION...]
>   -H, --url=URL               database URL
>   -b, --basedn=DN             base DN
>   -e, --editor=PROGRAM        external editor
>   -s, --scope=SCOPE           search scope
>   -v, --verbose               increase verbosity
>   --trace                     enable tracing
>   -i, --interactive           input from stdin
>   -r, --recursive             recursive delete
>   --modules-path=PATH         modules path
>   --num-searches=INT          number of test searches
>   --num-records=INT           number of test records
>   -a, --all                   (|(objectClass=*)(distinguishedName=*))
>   --nosync                    non-synchronous transactions
>   -S, --sorted                sort attributes
>   -o=OPTION                   ldb_connect option
>   --controls=STRING           controls
>   --show-binary               display binary LDIF
>   --paged                     use a paged search
>   --show-deleted              show deleted objects
>   --show-recycled             show recycled objects
>   --show-deactivated-link     show deactivated links
>   --reveal                    reveal ldb internals
>   --relax                     pass relax control
>   --cross-ncs                 search across NC boundaries
>   --extended-dn               show extended DNs
> Help options:
>   -?, --help                  Show this help message
>   --usage                     Display brief usage message
Have you tried using the system popt and building in replace and ccan?
This seems to work for me. Having multiple Samba libraries
installations that ship their own copies of private libraries seems to
be the thing that's causing the breakage here.



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