Can you fix examples/VFS/

Richard Sharpe realrichardsharpe at
Sat Jun 2 23:58:59 MDT 2012

On Sat, Jun 2, 2012 at 10:20 PM, Richard Sharpe
<realrichardsharpe at> wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 2, 2012 at 10:05 PM, Richard Sharpe
> <realrichardsharpe at> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 6:03 AM, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at> wrote:
>>> Richard,
>>> As you seem to have done the work on the VFS examples recently, I
>>> wondered if you could look into poor state of the build farm for the
>>> autoconf build at the moment.
>>> In particular, builds such as this one:
>>> seem to fail due to problems with examples/VFS/
>>> In particular, I wonder if it might be more portable to go back to a
>>> simpler, dumber Makefile that developers just manually substitute on?
>>> Either way, it would be good to be running the Samba testsuite on our
>>> build farm hosts, for the autoconf build.
>> OK, I have installed OpenIndiana in a VM, and have upgraded and
>> installed the development packaged I think I need.
>> Now configure.developer is running ... soon I will see if I have
>> enough installed. Then I can see what is wrong with
>> examples/VFS/
> Hmmm, on my VM, I get:
> rsharpe at openindiana:~/samba.master/examples/VFS$ make
> Compiling skel_opaque.c
> Linking skel_opaque.o
> Compiling shadow_copy_test.c
> Linking shadow_copy_test.o
> Compiling skel_transparent.c
> Linking skel_transparent.o
> rm skel_opaque.o skel_transparent.o shadow_copy_test.o
> rsharpe at openindiana:~/samba.master/examples/VFS$
> So, now I need to find out what the problem is on that build farm
> machine. There is, however, a small but. The Linking message is
> slightly wrong.

OK, so the problem is that the OpenIndiana build farm machine does not
have GNU make on it, or it is not first in the path.

Richard Sharpe

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