third_party (ex-lib_3p) now ready for review.

Jeremy Allison jra at
Tue Aug 5 17:25:03 MDT 2014

On Sat, Jul 26, 2014 at 11:26:49AM -0700, Ira Cooper wrote:
> Because it is a non-issue?  Everyone in this situation will upgrade their
> popt due to the N other packages that use popt.
>  At the moment, tdb/ldb/samba support all versions of popt, but that may
> > change
> > in the future. Popt is also quite a simple library; it's more of an issue
> > with libraries like Kerberos, tdb or LDAP.
> >
> You are correct, is is a much bigger issue with those libraries.  Getting
> the detection right is hard.  We've all seen packages mess it up, and go
> WTF?
> Given the state of disrepair of even our current libraries... I'm voting to
> combine this logic so it is kept up properly.
> Sorry, we just disagree here.  I suggest we have some others weigh in, as I
> suggested previously.

Ping ! Where did we get to with this ? I'd really like
to get the third-party libraries separated out for 4.2.0.


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