Samba3 + Jails in FreeBSD

Scot Hetzel swhetzel at
Fri Mar 20 23:09:14 PDT 2009

On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 11:22 PM, Felipe Carlo <felipe.cts1 at> wrote:
> Hello,
> With this I have:
> # make -V SUB_LIST
> CUPS="@comment " WINBIND="" SAMBA_LOGDIR="/var/log/samba"
> SAMBA_LOCKDIR="/var/db/samba"  SAMBA_CONFDIR="/usr/local/etc"
> SAMBA_CONFIG="smb.conf"  SAMBA_RUNDIR="/var/run"
> SAMBA_SWATDIR="/usr/local/share/swat"  SAMBA_SPOOL="/var/spool/samba"
> SAMBA_PRIVATEDIR="/usr/local/etc/samba" PREFIX=/usr/local
> LOCALBASE=/usr/local X11BASE=/usr/local  DATADIR=/usr/local/share/samba
> DOCSDIR=/usr/local/share/doc/samba
> EXAMPLESDIR=/usr/local/share/examples/samba  WWWDIR=/usr/local/www/samba
> ETCDIR=/usr/local/etc/samba RC_SUBR=/etc/rc.subr
That looks normal.


cd /usr/ports/net/samba3
make clean
make patch
make apply-slist

This will create the rc.d/samba file as work/samba.  If you look at
this file it should have %%RC_SUBR%%, and %%WINDBIND%% replaced with
the above values.

This is the file that should have been installed during 'make
install', by the install-rc-script target in


make install-rc-script

you should see:

===> Installing rc.d startup script(s)

And the work/samba file should be installed to
${PREFIX}/etc/rc.d/samba.  If you don't see the above message, check
your /etc/make.conf and the ports config options in your ports
management tool (portmaster, portupgrade, ports_conf, ...) for
USE_RC_SUBR=yes, as this will cause the install-rc-script target to
not install the rc.d startup script.

NOTE FreeBSD < 7.0 adds a suffix to the filename (i.e.


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