Samba 4: Failed build on Ubuntu 12.04

Michael Wood esiotrot at
Tue Sep 11 06:34:33 MDT 2012

On 11 September 2012 14:11, steve <steve at> wrote:
>> "git clean -xdf" will undo the results of the "patch -p1...".  (Also,
>> maybe this is just a copy'n'paste error, but you left out the "-" in
>> the patch command.)
> Conclusion: it must have worked. In fact I patched nothing because I got the
> syntax wrong and in fact in so doing built the master branch.
> I just built it again on a new git pull and git clean -xdf.
> Will go again on a totally new install. . .
> What a pain Ubuntu is proving to be.

To be fair this is an interaction between Samba's build process and
Ubuntu and is probably not Ubuntu's fault really.  :)

Michael Wood <esiotrot at>

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