[Pkg-samba-maint] samba from experimental FTBFS

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at debian.org
Thu Jun 18 16:11:55 UTC 2015

Hi Mathieu,

On Thu, Jun 18, 2015 at 05:34:38PM +0200, Mathieu Parent wrote:
> I tried to build samba from the experimental branch (using
> cowbuilder), but it failed with the following:
> [...]
> Checking for system nss_wrapper >= 1.0.2
>                          : 15:18:24 runner pkg-config
> --errors-to-stdout --print-errors "nss_wrapper >= 1.0.2" --cflags
> --libs nss_wrapper
> not found
> ERROR: System library nss_wrapper of version 1.0.2 not found, and
> bundling disabled
> debian/rules:71: recipe for target 'override_dh_auto_configure' failed
> make[1]: *** [override_dh_auto_configure] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory '/tmp/buildd/samba-4.2.1+dfsg'
> debian/rules:68: recipe for target 'build' failed
> make: *** [build] Error 2
> I started to prepare the merge of the ctdb source package, but I'm blocked here.

The experimental branch is a work in progress; contributions welcome..

nss_wrapper is not a requirement for non-developer builds of Samba. The configure
script insisting it is installed seems like a bug to me.

As a workaround, you should be able to add a dependency on libnss-wrapper.



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