Samba and FAM

Timur I. Bakeyev timur at
Wed Sep 13 14:36:30 PDT 2006

Hi Tom!

On Wed, Sep 13, 2006 at 11:42:06AM -0500, Thomas T. Veldhouse wrote:
> Scot Hetzel wrote:
> >Had a look at the samba configure script, and it doesn't have an
> >option to disable fam/gamin support.
> >
> >So your only option is to uninstall all ports that require fam/gamin.
> >Install samba w/FAM_SUPPORT off, then reinstall the ports that were
> >removed.
> >
> The catch 22 is that Courier-Imap attempts to use FAM even when it is not 
> configured to do so.  So, I have to have FAM installed.  I could get it all 
> working by deinstalling and reinstalling in the right order ... until 
> portmanager comes along and upgrades samba sometime in the future.

I don't see what portmanager have to do here. Also I don't see how Samba
port could be upgraded regarding this problem. The only solution I see
is to alter Samba configure script so it'll be possible to disable
linkage against FAM library.

Timur Bakeyev.

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