Dependencies for Samba 4 Python modules

Torsten Kurbad samba-technical at
Tue Mar 6 09:05:27 MST 2012

Hi Jelmer,

On Tue, 06 Mar 2012 16:46:46 +0100, Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at>
>> So, what exactly would be the correct rpath options to specify during
>> configure phase?
>The options you are specifying are perfectly valid. You can avoid this 
>problem by not specifying --disable-rpath and --disable-rpath-install, 
>but then you'll end up using rpath. I'm not sure if that's what you 
>want; in Debian/Ubuntu we certainly don't want that :-)

It's the same with Gentoo, I guess.

>It looks like there is a bug in wafsamba that causes it to not specify 
>sufficient -rpath flags for the private libraries when linking the 
>Python modules. I'm not really sure what's going on there, without 
>looking into it more closely.
>If you don't have time to lookin into it either, it would be great if 
>you can file a bug against Samba 4 in our bugzilla.

Time isn't as much a problem here as is skill: I simply don't know
well enough, how all that rpath-related stuff works.

So, I'll go ahead and file a bug. :-)


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