Samba addition

Billy O'Connor billy at
Tue Oct 1 03:54:28 PDT 2002

tai.stoeck at (Tobias Stöckmann) writes:

> I think it could be mentioned that samba will make use of cups,
> if it's compiled before. At least this will be usefull, because it is mentioned:
> "The Samba package provides file and print services to SMB/CIFS clients."
> If a person is going to install cups anyway (for example kde-packages), it
> would be usefull to install it right now.
> Another addition would be the installation of "smbmount" and "smbumount".
> I think that this was mentioned in an early version of BLFS, but
> "./configure [...] --with-smbmount" doesn't work on my system. I have to use
> following commands:
> -----
> make &&
> make bin/smbmount &&
> make bin/smbmnt &&
> make bin/smbumount &&
> make install &&
> cp bin/{smbmount,smbmnt,smbumount} /usr/bin &&
> -----
> Another "problem" is that samba creates /usr/private and /usr/var,
> also these directories will never be used by samba nor another package.
> A simple:
> rmdir /usr/{private,var}
> will help.

Thanks, Tobias, I'll add/correct these items today.

Billy O'Connor
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