[Buildroot] [PATCH] samba: Swap libnss_win*.so* files and symlinks

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Sun Dec 21 22:03:35 UTC 2014

Dear Benoît Thébaudeau,

On Sun, 14 Dec 2014 16:28:16 +0100, Benoît Thébaudeau wrote:
> The libnss_wins and libnss_winbind libraries were installed in this way:
> /lib/libnss_<service>.so
> /lib/libnss_<service>.so.<major> -> /lib/libnss_<service>.so
> This had been done like this in order to get something similar to the
> other NSS libraries, which are usually installed in this way:
> /lib/libnss_<service>-<version>.so
> /lib/libnss_<service>.so.<major> -> /lib/libnss_<service>-<version>.so
> However, besides these files, these other NSS libraries usually come
> installed with:
> /usr/lib/libnss_<service>.so -> /lib/libnss_<service>.so.<major>
> This means that the NSS libraries follow the usual library installation
> practice, i.e. that the non-versioned .so is a symlink to the versioned
> .so, so that switching versions is easy. In the case of the NSS
> libraries, the versioned .so is just also a symlink to a .so with a more
> accurate version.
> Hence, follow the same rules for libnss_win*.so*, and install these
> libraries the other way around:
> /lib/libnss_<service>.so -> /lib/libnss_<service>.so.<major>
> /lib/libnss_<service>.so.<major>
> This is also how these libraries are installed by a major OS like Ubuntu
> 14.10:
> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libnss_winbind.so -> libnss_winbind.so.2
> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libnss_winbind.so.2
> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libnss_wins.so -> libnss_wins.so.2
> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libnss_wins.so.2
> Signed-off-by: Benoît Thébaudeau <benoit.thebaudeau.dev at gmail.com>

Applied, thanks.

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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