Re: bug #102226 regarding Samba: some good news !!
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- Subject: Re: bug #102226 regarding Samba: some good news !!
- From: "James D. Freels" <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2001 08:51:46 -0400
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Well, I must admit that I had similar problems to you when building the same
package on the Intel/Potato machine. I have Intel/Woody here so it just
installed without a build. Basically what I did was compare my *dev* entries
on my successful Alpha/Potato with that of my Intel/Potato and installed the
difference. Then the samba package built fine. What I can say for sure is
the 2.2.0.final.a samba source is running on all my machines now without a
hitch and I had to build them for the potato machines. In the case of my
over-simplified e-mail from before, my Alpha/Potato machine just happened to
have all the right packages already loaded. There is no dependency built
in to a source package.
On Thursday 28 June 2001 10:52 pm, you wrote:
> Hello James,
> On Wed, 27 Jun 2001, James D. Freels wrote:
> > For those Potato users who have never done this, it is simple as follows
> > (as root)
> > 1) add the following entry into /etc/apt/sources.list
> > deb-src http://http.us.debian.org/debian unstable main contrib non-free
> > 2) issue "apt-get update" to enable this new entry
> > 3) issue "apt-get -b source samba" to download and compile the samba
> > packages (go take a break or do something else for a few minutes...it
> > will be a while)
> > 4) issue "dpkg -i *.deb" making sure no other .deb are in the local
> > area.
> > You will have installed 2.2.0.final.a-1 (at this point in time) packages
> > for samba, samba-common, samba-doc, smbclient, smbfs, and swat from this
> > compile.
> > That is it!
> Not quite! The build failed.
> I had several problems.
> > checking configure summary
> configure: error: summary failure. Aborting config
> make: *** [configure-stamp] Error 1
> Build command 'cd samba-2.2.0.final.a && dpkg-buildpackage -b -uc' failed.
> E: Child process failed
> After looking on debian.org I saw that I needed to install
> Then I looked in the source and saw that I needed these:-
> mentor:# dpkg -l debhelper libpam0g-dev libreadline4-dev libcupsys2-dev
> | Status=Not/Installed/Config-files/Unpacked/Failed-config/Half-installed
> |/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err:
> ||/ Name Version Description
>======================================= ii debhelper 2.0.86
> helper programs for debian/rules
> pn libpam0g-dev <none> (no description
> pn libreadline4-dev <none> (no description
> No packages found matching libcupsys2-dev.
> The first three installed OK but I didn't know what to do about the last
> one. I did a build anyway and got no errors, but I'm a bit worried as to
> whether or not things might be broken.
> Any hints for we mere mortals?
James D. Freels, P.E._i, Ph.D.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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