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

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed May 29 12:18:02 GMT 2002

On Wed, May 29, 2002 at 07:48:28PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Wed, May 29, 2002 at 11:47:45AM -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > If you have such an include file that works across all distributions
> > and kernels please post it.
> I already told you that is is part of Jan's quota tools.

If this is the "magic" include file that is guarenteed to 
work across all Linux distributions and kernels why isn't
in in /usr/include/quota.h ?

You must understand I don't care about the glibc or Linux 
politics, I just see a UNIX with a broken feature that isn't
broken on other UNIXes.

I'm happy to add a header file for a particular system especially
as it is a major platform like Linux, but it's a pain to do so
and we've been trying to move away from platform specific files
for *years*. Your attitude of "go looking for something to fix
*my* platform", frankly sucks.

Popular supported commerical Linux platforms like RedHat and
SuSE already ship with working quota support, and when we binary
package on them Samba works fine. Debian (of course) has to be

If you want it to work on your particular platform a little more
cooperation would be appreciated.


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