Samba 4 RC5 make error

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue Nov 13 23:00:48 MST 2012

On Tue, 2012-11-13 at 18:27 -0700, BlackPenguin ADMIN wrote:
> Hi,
> I am getting this error when running the make on samba 4 RC5. I got the 
> same error on make on samba 4 RC4:
> ERROR: Target 'cups' in directory /root/samba-4.0.0rc5/source3 
> re-defined as EMPTY - was SYSLIB
> Please let me know what's the cause and the fix... Thanks!

My guess is that you have cups, but a version that is too old or
otherwise fails the code in source3/wscript.  What version of the cups
do you have, and do you have cups/cups.h and cups/language.h as a system


Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 

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