[Samba] [ANNOUNCE] Samba 3.2.2 Available for Download

Nicholas Brealey nick at brealey.org
Sun Aug 31 09:24:43 GMT 2008

Gary Greene wrote:
>> /opt/samba/bin, /opt/samba/lib and RPATH=$ORIGIN/../lib would be OK.
>> /usr/local/bin, /usr/local/lib and RPATH=$ORIGIN/../lib would bad.
>> /usr/bin, /usr/lib and RPATH=$ORIGIN/../lib would be very bad.
>> Nick
> This is not true. The reason most distributions cannot use RPATH is that when 
> packaging, you build a package into a temp root for the packaging software to 
> turn into a package. In this case, you'd get unusable RPATHs since it'd be 
> sometime like <PATH TO BUILDROOT>/usr/lib, etc.
I don't think this is a valid reason.

If you follow the GNU/GNU Make/autoconf guidelines you should be able to do:

configure --prefix=/usr/local
gmake DESTDIR=/tmp/package install

Then package the files in /tmp/package.

The Samba Makefile uses DESTDIR.



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