[Pkg-samba-maint] "dh_install: missing files" when building Samba with MIT Kerberos support

Mathieu Parent math.parent at gmail.com
Sun Feb 25 07:52:13 UTC 2018

2018-02-24 21:43 GMT+01:00 Guillermo López Alejos <guillermo at lopezalejos.es>:
> Hi Louis,

Hi Guillermo,

> Thanks for the prompt and detailed answer.
> Digging a little bit into this, it seems that the compilation process did
> actually succeed (I had to look into the build tree to locate smbd and then
> move around some shared libraries to get it working):
> smbd -b | grep HAVE_LIBKADM5SRV_MIT
> Therefore the problem comes later on. Why is "dh_install" target looking for
> Heimdal libraries? (for example "libHDB-SAMBA4.so.0"). I'm neither
> acquainted with the Samba build process nor the Debian packaging process. Is
> this a problem with Samba build process? Or the Debian packaging? (maybe
> both :) ).
> I guess that I need to instruct the process not to look for Heimdal
> libraries. Do you know how can I achieve this?

You probably just need to remove the relevant lines from debian/*.install.

Mathieu Parent

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