[Samba] Samba Compiled From Source, Where Are The SystemD Unit Files?

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Mar 23 17:44:07 UTC 2021

On 23/03/2021 17:16, Dachshund Digital via samba wrote:
> Figured that might be the case, I copied the Debian 10 unit files for 
> smbd and nmbd, make the applicable changes, then discovered that smbd 
> is is failing after compile, make, make test, make install all 
> successful (on Pi 4 native, not a cross compile).  So am a bit 
> surprised.  Environment is Raspberry Pi OS 32bit for ARMv7 HF.  Is 
> there any thing special that needs to be done for Pi devices when 
> compiling from source?  Beyond the obvious required packages before 
> compile?  Would have expected ./configure to throw a fit if there was 
> something special needed specific for Pi? Unfortunately, the Debian 10 
> buster variant of Raspberry Pi OS only has a Samba 4.9 version level 
> and even the yet to be released (as stable) Raspberry Pi OS based on 
> Bullseye only has 4.12 included.  So I guess the package maintainers 
> are a bit behind the curve given 4.14 is available as stable.  What 
> started be down this path was the need for profiling support, which is 
> not included by default in the Debian 10 packages.

Easiest way out of this, go here: https://apt.van-belle.nl/

Stop compiling Samba yourself 😁


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