[PATCH] waf: Fix the build on openbsd
ira at samba.org
Sat Feb 7 18:06:44 MST 2015
On Sat, Feb 7, 2015 at 3:32 AM, Volker Lendecke <Volker.Lendecke at sernet.de>
> On Tue, Feb 03, 2015 at 03:00:18PM +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> > Right, but is it something close to binary code patching the
> > right strategy? We will have to revisit each and every of
> > those patches when someone imports a new waf. I think it's
> > easier to find all changes to wafadmin if they actually
> > happen in wafadmin/. You can do a
> > cd buildtools/wafadmin; git log .
> > if you keep the changes in wafadmin. If we sprinkle patches
> > to wafadmin to wafsamba, they are completely separate and
> > much harder to find.
> Any more opinions on this? The alternative would be to just drop OpenBSD,
> which would be a fair decision. OpenBSD has more things that are missing
> like xattrs, acls, even nsswitch is missing, so it would be a valid
> decision not to build on OpenBSD anymore. It would be a bit sad that
> due to a clear waf bug we can't build anymore, but if we can not reach
> consensus on how to fix it we can decide to just do nothing and leave it
Well, maybe this actually asks another question?
What platforms do we REALLY support? And are there shades of grey?
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