Samba compile on RasPi2

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Sun Feb 15 16:02:26 MST 2015

On Sun, Feb 15, 2015 at 05:14:43PM -0500, Jed Evnull wrote:
> I'm attempting a samba-3.6.24/source3 compile with the new Raspberry Pi 2,
> a quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 CPU  using flags:
>     export CC=gcc
>     export CFLAGS="-mfloat-abi=hard -mfpu=vfp"
> I'm crashing with:
>       error: bin/smbd uses VFP register
>       arguments, ../auth/auth_sam_reply.o does not

That suggests the -mfpu=vfp flag doesn't get picked up somewhere.

Your extra cflags should appear in the CFLAGS field in bin/config.log.

You can see what exact commands Samba runs by building with:

make V=1

In particular, check that auth_sam_reply.o has that flag.


Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at> -
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