[Techtalk] finding compiled options in Samba

Carla Schroder carla at bratgrrl.com
Mon Feb 28 06:48:54 EST 2005

On Sunday 27 February 2005 11:39 am, Carla Schroder wrote:
> hallo all,
> Is there a way to find out what options have been compiled into Samba? 
> Given how this such a common question for all linux apps, wouldn't it be 
> lovely to have some sort of universal convention for all apps, so that no 
> matter how they were installed- deb, rpm, source-built- you could always 
> out with a simple query.

Ask, and the Samba manual shall answer. :) With Samba you can use the 
debugger, for example this tells you what Kerberos options are compiled into 
the build:

root at foo:/usr/sbin# smbd -b | grep KRB

Carla Schroder
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