[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#953915: samba: Build-Depends on unused libattr1-dev

Guillem Jover guillem at debian.org
Sat Mar 14 21:44:31 GMT 2020


On Sun, 2020-03-15 at 08:40:10 +1300, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Sat, 2020-03-14 at 19:26 +0100, Guillem Jover wrote:
> > Source: samba
> > Source-Version: 2:4.11.5+dfsg-1
> > Severity: minor

> > This package used to use libattr for its xattr support, but got
> > switched to use the native support from glibc, but the Build-Depends
> > got left behind.
> If so, upstream's bootstrap package list also needs to be updated, see
> bootstrap/config.py
> Do you know at what Samba or OS version libattr stopped being needed?
> It would be incredibly awesome if someday we could tie these together.

It looks like glibc started providing these syscalls in version 2.3.
I'm not sure when samba added support for these native calls.


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