[Samba] Samba 4 documentation hard to find.

Thomas Schulz schulz at adi.com
Tue Feb 11 10:03:10 MST 2014

> Hello Thomas,
> > I configured with the same options. Our Samba 3 setup has smb.conf in
> > PREFIX/lib and the install procedure does not create a  PREFIX/etc.
> > Samba 4 wants to find smb.conf in PREFIX/etc. Now it may be that
> > having it in PREFIX/lib is left over from Samba 2 and it could also
> > be in PREFIX/etc for Samba 3.
> You can use the configure option '--sysconfdir=' for setting this.

I let that default for both Samba 3 and 4. The configure help for Samba 3
  --sysconfdir=DIR        read-only single-machine data [PREFIX/etc]
But, at least on Solaris, smbd and nmbd look for smb.conf in PREFIX/lib.
Samba 4 does expect smb.conf to be in etc which, at least on Solaris, is
an unexpected change.

> Regards,
> Marc

Tom Schulz
Applied Dynamics Intl.
schulz at adi.com

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