[PATCH] build: don't execute statfs and f_fsid checks

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Feb 11 13:57:16 MST 2014

On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 07:06:20AM +1300, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> Jeremy,
> Can you help me find a way out of this challenge?
> That is, when we moved to WAF, a number of configure checks were brought
> over 'as is', yet many may not actually need to be executed.  It is hard
> to know why these were being run in autoconf - some go back so far into
> history that I can't even find the initial commit.
> My only thought is to try and remove the execute=True, and then run it
> on Linux and FreeBSD and check for differences.  What other platforms do
> we need to check here?  What standard should we apply when relaxing the
> requirement here?
> In short, I'm not confident to relax the checks without some backing
> from someone with your level of history in the file server :-)

I'll take a look at this later this week !



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