[PATCH] Make AD DC build require Jannsson JSON libs, fix fileserver without it

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Sat Jun 23 15:47:58 UTC 2018

On Sat, 23 Jun 2018 17:34:52 +0200
Ralph Böhme <slow at samba.org> wrote:

> Hi Rowland,
> On Sat, Jun 23, 2018 at 04:17:18PM +0100, Rowland Penny wrote:
> > Ralph, you raised the problem with SLES 11 and RHEL 6 still being
> > supported,
> nah, I didn't, I just jumped the bandwaggon. :)
> > but they both use 3.6.x, which isn't supported by Samba
> > any more. By my understanding, whatever is decided now will never
> > make it into the versions of Samba used by SLES 11 and RHEL 6, so
> > what does it matter if libjansson isn't in their repo's ?
> This is about merely *building* Samba on RHEL6/SLES11, not what makes
> it into RHEL6/SLES11.
> -slow

If someone wants to build an unsupported version of Samba (as in not
supported by the distro) on SLES 11 or RHEL 6, then surely they should
also be capable of sourcing libjansson as well. In my opinion, arguing
about these distro's is a waste of time.


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