[Samba] cross-compile samba4

Mike Howard mike at dewberryfields.co.uk
Fri May 18 01:45:16 MDT 2012

On 18/05/2012 08:15, Kai Blin wrote:
> On 2012-05-17 14:06, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> Hi Mike,
>> I've CC'ed Kai, who is our expert on Samba4 on ARM.  Hopefully he can
>> help you out.
> I have to admit that so far I've resorted to building natively on the
> ARM hardware I run things on. You need a target Python version in your
> path, and cross-compiling Python has so far been a stumbling block for me.
> The dreamplug is a Kirkwood-based ARMv5, right? With a reasonably fast
> disk, I can build on similar hardware in ~2 hours, iirc. Make sure you
> have enough RAM, the build takes>  128 megs.
> HTH,
> Kai
Thanks guys, that's very helpful.

I have compiled natively on the dreamplug and it did take ~2hrs. In the 
past I've usually had to compile numerous times and time is money as 
they say :), so compiling on my desktop, at just under 5mins, would be a 


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