[Samba] 4.2.1 ./configure --sbindir & --bindir settings is different from binary?

Caesar Samsi caesarsamsi at mac.com
Mon May 4 19:40:33 MDT 2015



I'm getting further in building Samba 4.2.1 . It's apparently not as simple
as sudo ./configure && make && make install.


At the moment it looks like make is ignoring some directory settings during


I've run ./configure as follows:


sudo ./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --localstatedir=/var
--with-piddir=/var/run/samba --with-pammodulesdir=/lib/security 

--without-systemd --enable-fhs                        

--sbindir=/usr/sbin --bindir=/usr/bin --libdir=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu


--with-lockdir=/var/run/samba --enable-gnutls


Note that --sbindir=/usr/bin


Which results in the following (the directory looks correct, as I specified


Dynconfig[SBINDIR]: : '/usr/sbin'


However, when make is done building and I check the configuration using smbd
-b I get the following:



    SBINDIR: /home/caesar/Downloads/samba-4.2.1/bin


How can I set the sbin (and the bin directory which also has the same


Help, Thank you, Caesar.

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