[Samba] Re: Problems compiling Samba 2.2.4 with quota under Debian stable

Stephen Lord lord at sgi.com
Tue May 28 18:44:02 GMT 2002

On Tue, 2002-05-28 at 18:23, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Wed, May 29, 2002 at 12:04:43AM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > 
> > Samba is including Kernel headers.  That is a Samaba problem.
> Ok I see. What alternative do you propose for Samba ? Should
> we just disable quota support on Linux and tell people to use
> an OS with real quota support ? This would not be good for many
> of our users.
> > I'm so sick of these apps including kernel headers, we should just
> > disallow it in 2.5 completly.
> Sounds good to me. So do you recommend Samba users requiring quota
> support migrate to FreeBSD, OS/X, Solaris, IRIX or HPUX (all of
> which provide quota support without having to include kernel header
> files :-) :-) ?
> Jeremy.

I suspect the ultimate solution is glibc integration, but that seems
to be like getting blood out of a stone. Probably the quota user space
tools need to be providing a library and header files for use by 


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