[Samba] RHEL 5 compilation of Samba 3.5.2, termcap library problem, use '--no-as-needed'

Oguz Yilmaz oguzyilmazlist at gmail.com
Sat Apr 10 14:02:21 MDT 2010

Check for precompiled rpms if it is appropriate for you.

rpms fr Centos 5 isTested in Centos 5.4


If you need SRPMS check new RHEL 5.5 SRPMS.


On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 2:43 AM, Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel at gmail.com> wrote:
> There have been various reports of the difficulties compiling Samba
> 3.5.x on RHEL 5 and other older operating systems, due to the failure
> to correctly load the 'termcap' libraries. The issue is described in
> various sources as involving the automaticlaly included GCC option:
> '--as-needed' failes to detect the dependencies and add the termcap
> library.
> There are two graceful fixes for this: one is to add a
> '--with-termcap' test to configure.in. The other is to edit
> configure.in to change the '--as-needed' flag to '--no-as-needed', at
> least on platforms that have this issue. I've written a quick and
> dirty .spec file for RHEL 5, which I'm happy to post. It's built from
> the Fedora 12 SRPM and .spec file, and also rearranges the
> 'BuildRequires' to work for RHEL 5 if the RPM settings match that
> release.
> Does anyone want it for testing, or is in a better position than me to
> host RHEL compatible updates for Samba and could use this? CentOS
> isn't prepared, I think, to jump *that* far ahead of RHEL with this.
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