[Samba] (Cross ) Install and Conversion problem

Arno Steffen arno.steffen at googlemail.com
Wed May 11 08:01:44 MDT 2011

This option isn't exactly available and anything simular doesn't show
an effect. But I could get it working by adding a line in configure:

samba_cv_HAVE_NATIVE_ICONV=no at some place in configure script.

(Without doing something samba_cv_HAVE_NATIVE_ICONV is set to cross by
I couldn't manage it to set this by export in advance, as I did it

So I still haven't understand how to handle the cross configure and
install it to lets say a NFS folder of the target system.

Best regards

2011/5/11 samba developer <samba at mindchasers.com>:
> On 05/11/2011 05:36 AM, Arno Steffen wrote:
>> With some extra effort of
>> export samba_cv_CC_NEGATIVE_ENUM_VALUES=0
>> I could compile Samba3 for ARM.
>> (./configure --host=arm-none-linux-gnueabi --build=i686; make)
>> As I couldn't install samba on my host with make install (as I
>> compiled on Intel machine) I just
>> - copied smbclient, libwbclient.so,
>> - created an empty /usr/local/samba/lib/smb.conf
>> - and copied lowcase.dat and upcase.dat to that folder.
>> Now calling smbclient gives me:
>> init_iconv: Conversion from UTF-16LE to CP850 not supported
>> init_iconv: Attempting to replace with conversion from UTF-16LE to ASCII
>> init_iconv: Conversion from UTF-8 to CP850 not supported
>> init_iconv: Attempting to replace with conversion from ASCII to ASCII
>> init_iconv: Conversion from ANSI_X3.4-1968 to CP850 not supported
>> I have a small embedded device, just want to access windows shares from
>> there.
>> What do I missed in installing or configuration?
>> Best regards
> Have you considered building with static libraries (at least to get it
> working)? On my small cross compiled target, I run configure with
> --without-shared.  However, I'm using an older branch (3.0).
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