[Samba] Error compiling samba server in MacOS

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Aug 3 18:17:39 UTC 2020

On Mon, Aug 03, 2020 at 08:22:21PM +1200, Andrew Bartlett via samba wrote:
> On Mon, 2020-08-03 at 10:05 +0200, Bruno Lorente Cantarero via samba
> wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> > 
> > I'm trying to compile samba from macOS Catalina from several days
> > ago 
> > without success, I'm a newbie on this kind of stuff over mac, so...
> > It 
> > will probably be a noob error, but I'm lost.
> From the fact that random patches have to be applied to the fact that
> Homebrew pulled their package of it I suggest that statistically about
> people have done this.
> If you like a challenge, you could probably get past these issues, but
> be warned that even running an upstream Samba release on FreeBSD has
> had its challenges from time to time, and this will be harder.
> It has been a long time since I remember an active developer doing the
> work to make MacOS go, and most of that went into the darwin port, not
> upstream so has been lost.
> Sorry!

I will have some news on this shortly (where "shortly" may mean
a few months :-). There is interest at Google on making this
work for.. "reasons" :-).

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