smbsh on HP-UX (SAMBA digest 1962)

Holscher, David M David.Holscher at
Fri Jan 29 20:28:21 GMT 1999

I tried linking directly into bash, but that only works for
bash and not any of the subprocesses it runs. That is bash can cd into the
/smb directory and I can do an echo * to list files. But if I run a system
command (ls, emacs) they can't see the /smb directory because they aren't
linked with 

-----Original Message-----
From: Dirk De Wachter [mailto:Dirk.DeWachter at]
Sent: Friday, January 29, 1999 3:16 PM
To: samba at
Cc: Holscher, David M
Subject: Re: smbsh on HP-UX (SAMBA digest 1962)

Dear David,
> I just compiled Samba 2.0 on HP-UX 10.20. gcc and the native linker
> compiled without a problem, but I can't get the OS to
> load it when I run smbsh. The PORTING file says to find out how to
> preload a library and that a lot of systems use the LD_PRELOAD
> environment variable. HP-UX does not and I can find no documentation
> that HP-UX will do this sort of thing at all. 
I'm pretty sure (got this from a support engineer) that HP-UX does 
not have such an environment variable.
> Does anyone have any
> ideas? Would it be possible to just link in with bash or
> some other shell?
Try it and give us feedback.

Dirk De Wachter

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