[PATCH 00/12] Fixes allowing build with --disable-shared option
abartlet at samba.org
Wed Oct 10 04:09:42 MDT 2012
On Wed, 2012-10-10 at 12:01 +0200, Andrzej Hajda wrote:
> On 09.10.2012 23:47, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > On Wed, 2012-10-10 at 08:10 +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> >> On Tue, 2012-10-09 at 22:59 +0200, Andrzej Hajda wrote:
> >>> This set of patches fixes issues preventing build samba with
> >>> --disable-shared option, at least on Ubuntu 12.04.
> >>> Patches contains:
> >>> - dependency fixes,
> >>> - remove/rename duplicated functions,
> >>> - wscript for samba3 fix.
> >>> Patches can be applied separately.
> >>> Sorry for re-posting - newsgroup membership issue.
> >> While most of these fixes look quite reasonable, I'm interested what
> >> brought this up? Particularly on Ubuntu 12.04, how does
> >> --disable-shared help?
> > I'm particularly curious about this because our use of rpath means we
> > can install safely and easily in a prefix without interfering with a
> > system lib, gaining many of the advantages of a static build, without
> > the binary size!
> I am working on utility which uses samba libraries (winexe), it is a
> single executable without configuration files.
> The ultimate goal is to separate winexe from samba (now it is a dirty
> patch on top of samba sources).
> Other goal is to make an option to compile it statically, or at least to
> significantly decrease number of shared libraries it uses.
> As samba do not provides static libs I have started to experimenting
> different ways to achieve this goal.
> This patcheset is a side effect of such experiments.
> I was not aware that "--disable-shared" is not supported, presence of it
> in waf suggests otherwise :)
> But as I wrote earlier I really do not need it.
Thanks. I'll see what we can do to remove this, to avoid confusing
others in the future.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
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