[Samba] Manual pages on Centos

Steve Campbell campbell at cnpapers.com
Mon Jun 16 07:38:47 MDT 2014

On 6/15/2014 9:59 AM, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 13, 2014 at 3:59 PM, Steve Campbell <campbell at cnpapers.com> wrote:
>> On 6/13/2014 1:54 PM, Marc Muehlfeld wrote:
>>> Hello Steve,
>>> Am 13.06.2014 17:39, schrieb Steve Campbell:
>>>> What's is the preferred way to include the samba manual pages on a
>>>> Centos 6 system. Should I move the files to the "Manpath" or modify the
>>>> man.config?
>>>> Examples of which ever way is best would help.
>>> I don't understand your question. Do you have compiled Samba by yourself
>>> and ask how to get the man pages into your OS so you can run e. g. 'man
>>> smb.conf'?
>> Yes
> If you can spend the time, actually bother to make an RPM for CentOS
> 6. It can take some time, but will help publish all the relevant
> dependencies and keep track of them if other software changes. It will
> also track, and replace, the documentation in /usr/share/man.
> If you have to build one yourself from scratch for testing, put it  in
> "/usr/local" and the man pages in "/usr/local/man", to avoid
> conflicting with something published as an RPM or pulled in by an RPM
> dependency.
>>> Or do you use a package from Centos/Sernet/... and the manpages don't
>>> work on Centos?
>> No
>>> Can you be a bit more clear what you try to achieve?
>>> Regards,
>>> Marc
>> Marc,
>> I compiled the source .
> If you really want to work with Samba 4.1.x on CentOS 6 or RHEL 6,
> I've got the whole buld requirements and toolchain available at
> https://github.com/nkadel/samba4repo/, for building up all the
> necessary RPM's.
>> Thanks
>> steve
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Thanks for that and also your efforts.


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