net/samba41 port compiles nmbd as a shared object, not executable

Doug White dwhite at
Thu May 8 16:55:33 UTC 2014

On May 8, 2014, at 9:51 AM, Craig Rodrigues wrote:

> Timur,
> John Hixson at iXsystems pointed out the following problem to me, and I noticed it as well.
> When compiling the net/samba41 port on a FreeBSD-CURRENT host,
> I notice that all binaries seem to be compiled as shared objects, and not as proper executables.
> % file usr/local/sbin/nmbd
> usr/local/sbin/nmbd: ELF 64-bit LSB shared object, x86-64, version 1 (FreeBSD), dynamically linked (uses shared libs), for FreeBSD 11.0 (1100013), not stripped

Can you paste in the output of 'objdump -x smbd' as well?

Doug White - iXsystems
dwhite at

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