Learn Linux, 302 (Mixed environments): Configure and build Samba from source

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Apr 14, 2011 11:36 AM EDT
IBM/developerWorks; By Roderick W. Smith
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Like most Linux software, Samba is open source, so you can obtain the original source code files used by its programmers, and then compile a binary package for your own system. Doing so enables you to run newer software than your distribution maintainers provide, adjust compile-time options, set compiler features for optimum performance, and even modify the source code. Learn how.

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