[Samba] [WIP][PATCH] 'fix' smbspool_krb5_wrapper, libexecdir and ctdb helper binary locations for 4.4

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Mar 19 01:42:32 UTC 2016

On Wed, 2016-03-16 at 20:33 +0000, Miguel Medalha wrote:
> > When building Samba 4.4.0rc and then doing an install to
> > /usr/local/samba, a directory "libexec" is being created which then
> > contains a "samba" directory with a single "smbspool_krb5_wrapper"
> > file inside (/usr/local/samba/libexec/samba/
> > smbspool_krb5_wrapper). This is not very clean, is it?
> > 
> > Since all the files are already inside /usr/local/samba, why repeat
> > "samba" again inside the tree? Is it possible to clean this before
> > the final release of Samba 4.4.0?
> > 
> > This doesn't happen with version 4.3.6. The same file is placed in
> > "/usr/local/samba/bin/smbspool_krb5_wrapper".
> Some additional information: if I configure the build with 
> "--libexecdir=/usr/local/samba/bin" the file goes into 
> "usr/local/samba/bin/samba/smbspool_krb5_wrapper" which also contains
> an 
> unnecessary repetition. That additional "samba" directory seems to be
> hard coded somewhere.

Try this patch.  

Andreas:  Can you comment on this and let me know if this is OK for
what you were looking for?

For some reason smbspool_krb5_wrapper doesn't build on my system, so I
cna't fully test it, so consider this a WIP.

Amitay/Martin: Please comment on the CTDB changes.

Andrew Bartlett

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

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