Samba 4 today's GIT compile fail, Fedora 16

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Mon Sep 17 08:52:06 MDT 2012

On Mon, 2012-09-17 at 08:32 -0400, Peter Clark wrote:
> Hi,
> I did a "make distclean, git pull, ./configure, make" this morning and
> received:
> Checking project rules ...
> Project rules pass
> Waf: Leaving directory `/root/samba-master/bin'
> find_or_declare found a source file where a build file was expected
> 'smbdotconf/parameters.all.xml'
> make: *** [all] Error 1

My guess is that you have previously built the documentation using the
old doc build system (under docs-xml) in the same tree that you are
trying to build the whole of samba (which now includes code to build the

Ensure you have no local files that matter in the tree, and run:

git clean -x -f -d

This will clean out the generated files. 

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 

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