samba install, help with

Peter Samuelson peter at
Wed Aug 30 08:32:18 GMT 2000

[Charles E. Gelm <gel2256 at>]
> In what directory should I be when I
> tar -xzvf /home/gelmce/samba-2.0.7.tar.gz

Any directory you want, as long as you have at least 20 MB or so of
free space.  On some operating systems (I think Solaris, in particular,
but maybe others as well) it is necessary to compile on a non-NFS
filesystem, due to automated locking checks during configuration that
will fail otherwise.


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