[Samba] can I remove all printer functions by simply add some build option?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Aug 1 17:21:29 GMT 2008

On Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at 06:04:59PM +0800, ???? wrote:
> Hi,
>      I'm trying to transplant samba 3.2 to my mips board. I did it but smbd
> is too big, about 8MB, I decided to reduce the code size. I just want the
> file share/display funcs between my box and windows PC. The first function I
> want to drop is network printer. So is there a specific option to drop all
> printer code?  It seems to take quite a lot of time to let me comment out
> things I don't need.
>      BTW, any suggestions to lose the code size according to my feature
> reqirement is welcome. I tried "-Os" and strip things, it seems the smallest
> binary size is 6.4MB, I still can't afford it...

There's no easy way to do this I'm afraid. You'll need to hack
Samba quite a bit to remove this. You could try removing PIPE_SPOOLSS
from the handled pipes table then hack out all the connecting RPC
functions. That might do it.


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