FW: [Samba] What version started building libsmbclient.so?

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Fri Mar 5 19:01:42 GMT 2004

On Fri, 5 Mar 2004, Steven McClellan wrote:

> Ok, I have been doing a lot of reading and saw many references to samba
> 2.2.8a and libsmbclient.so and I thought that I would just go ahead and
> download, compile and install it.  After going through configure, the make
> and make install, I still don't have a libsmbclient.so file to link my
> program to.  I have never come across this before, there has always been a
> .so file created from any of the other shared libraries that I have
> installed.  What could be the problem?

Did you specify:
	configure --with-libsmbclient

Did you run:
	make libsmbclient

- John T.

> -Steve McClellan
> Hello,
> I am trying to write a program that uses some smbclient features but am
> having trouble linking to libsmbclient.  I only have libsmbclient.a
> installed on my machine (Redhat 9 Linux).  I believe that the smbclient
> version on my updated system is 2.2.7a-security-rollup-fix.  All of the
> other libraries that I normally link to are xxx.so and so either I need to
> figure out how to link to an xxx.a library, or I need to find a version of
> the smbclient that builds the libsmbclient.so.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> -Steve McClellan

John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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