[Samba] [ANNOUNCE] Samba 3.2.2 Available for Download

Brian H. Nelson bnelson at cis.ysu.edu
Wed Aug 27 13:45:10 GMT 2008

Michael Adam wrote:
> To be more concrete:
> I suggest adding a configure option "--enable-rpath"
> that adds the appropriate LDFLAGS when appropriate for the
> build system (e.g. solaris and linux for a start) and
> gives notice when the system is unsupported (for rpath).
> See 
> http://gitweb.samba.org/?p=samba.git;a=commit;h=3a0f781352f364ce625a35ffd78257b27d984c47
> and
> http://gitweb.samba.org/?p=samba.git;a=commitdiff;h=6850dc242b010bdcef5e427e51be04201f55b7f3
> for what has already been in the sources and has been removed.

 From link #2:
> What is more, rpath also has some bad effects (when
> updating libraries, e.g.), so it should not be set unconditionally.

Could you elaborate on why/when setting rpath would cause problems? I'm 
having trouble coming up with an example.


Brian H. Nelson         Youngstown State University
System Administrator   Media and Academic Computing

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