Samba 4 today's GIT compile fail, Fedora 16

Peter Clark pclark at
Mon Sep 17 09:04:26 MDT 2012

> On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 5:59 PM, Alexander Bokovoy <ab at> wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 5:52 PM, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at>
>> wrote:
>>> 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
>>> manpages).
>>> 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.
>> That is most probable cause.
>> I have now updated my F16 virtual machine and did fresh checkout of
>> samba git. Now issues in building with
>> ./configure
>> make
> s/now/no/. No issues.

I guess it was previously built and without running the clean from git
(rather than just make distclean) something was being left behind. After
git clean things are compiling now.


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