[Samba] Crossing Compiling samba 4.1.0

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Oct 30 14:32:08 MDT 2013

On Wed, 2013-10-30 at 13:06 +0000, Tompkins, Michael wrote:
> Any input into this request?  I've seen posts where cross compiling
> was not working for 4.1.0. Has this been resolved? Is there something
> special I need to do?  This is kind of high priority, as the SMB2
> support is very important, and we need 4.1.0 smbclient to support it!

A very small start has been made on it, with one small patch in master.
Sadly while we introduced waf quite some time ago, and clearly stated
that autoconf was deprecated 6 months before 4.0 was released, it has
only been since Samba 4.1 that anybody has raised cross-compilation as a
major missing use case. 

What we need is for folks such as yourself who need this support to
collaborate on the samba-technical list to work on the remaining

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT                   http://catalyst.net.nz

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