[Samba] Samba Installation

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Jan 15 21:25:50 UTC 2016

On 15/01/16 21:10, Saurabh Shah wrote:
> While doing samba installation I got stuck in the configuring step. The
> output of ./configure gives me the following error:-
> .....
> Checking for custom code
> : Could not find the python development headers
> /usr/src/samba-4.3.4/wscript:98: error: the configuration failed (see
> '/usr/src/samba-4.3.4/bin/config.log')
> My wscript file on line 98 shows:
>   'conf.SAMBA_CHECK_PYTHON_HEADERS(mandatory=True)'
> I have set my python version as 2.6.5 and tried to change it to 2.7.11 but
> for some reason it is not showing up in ./configure outputs. So is it
> showing this error due to python version 2.6.5 (not able to find python
> development headers)?
> How do I solve this?

I will say it again, is there anything in 
'/usr/src/samba-4.3.4/bin/config.log' that is relevant to this ?
Why did you change your python version and how.
If you follow my previous post on a fresh install, Samba 4.3.4 compiles 
without error.


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