Bug 13576 - wscript:51: error: Building the AD DC requires GnuTLS which is already installed
Summary: wscript:51: error: Building the AD DC requires GnuTLS which is already installed
Alias: None
Product: Samba 4.1 and newer
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Build (show other bugs)
Version: 4.8.4
Hardware: Other AIX
: P5 normal (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Samba QA Contact
QA Contact: Samba QA Contact
Depends on:
Reported: 2018-08-16 14:59 UTC by Chris Lee
Modified: 2022-05-04 23:19 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Detailed samba configuration information (69.72 KB, text/rtf)
2018-08-16 14:59 UTC, Chris Lee
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Description Chris Lee 2018-08-16 14:59:03 UTC
Created attachment 14427 [details]
Detailed samba configuration information


I believe I discovered a couple of issues with my AIX systems & my attempts to compile the Samba source code. I have an AIX 7.1 & an AIX 7.2 system available.

While working on a new system project, I discovered a couple of odd issues with the recent Samba source. My previous Samba distribution was from pware, but that site appears to be idle. So, I downloaded a distribution version 4 from Group Bull & IBM AIX Linux toolbox. Perzl only offers version 3. IBM LINUX Toolbox appears to be compiled without ADS support. The Group Bull also failed [see below]. When all available distributions failed, I downloaded the source, 4.8.3 & 4.8.4. There are a couple of issues during the configure stage [below]. I checked various websites & forums & did not discover a solution. I followed the directions via web site; https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Build_Samba_from_Source#Viewing_Built_Options_of_an_Existing_Installation

Samba-tool fails with an error __glue.so. While this not a direct tie to the samba source, it is the reason that I attempted to compile samba with ADS support. I could not locate the samba-python source to recompile. The distribution was from Group Bull. I tested the current & previous release from that site which also failed [samba-tool].

First issue with samba source;
/samba-4.8.3/source4/lib/tls/wscript:51: error: Building the AD DC requires GnuTLS (eg libgnutls-dev, gnutls-devel) for ldaps:// support and for the BackupKey protocol

 # rpm -qa | grep tls

if I comment the GnuTLS check in the wscript51 script, this is the next error.
/export/samba/samba-4.8.4/source3/wscript:684: error: LDAP support not found. Try installing libldap2-dev or openldap-devel. Otherwise, use --without-ldap to build without LDAP support. LDAP support is required for the LDAP passdb backend, LDAP idmap backends and ADS. ADS support improves communication with Active Directory domain controllers.

 # rpm -qa | grep lda

I checked the previous bug reports against wscript. There are a couple of similar issues from a few years ago.

The third issue is that I receive many header errors [re: attached]. I am wondering if I have an configuration issue with the library paths or if they ca be ignored. 



Please see the attached document for any addition details. 

AIX 7.2
# rpm -qa | grep pyt

I also needed package; dnspython-1.15.0, that was installed via g-zip file.

Lastly, which I feel is an issue with the Group Bull Distribution [or LIBPATH] is that I needed to link these modules for smbstatus & testparm to work. This also makes me wonder about other library calls too. Hence, the compile from samba source.

ln -s /opt/freeware/lib/libsamba-util.so.0  /usr/lib/libsamba-util.so
ln -s /opt/freeware/lib/libsmbconf.so.0  /usr/lib/libsmbconf.so
ln -s /opt/freeware/lib/libndr.so.0.0.8 /usr/lib/libndr.so
ln -s /opt/freeware/lib/libtevent-util.so.0 /usr/lib/libtevent-util.so
ln -s /opt/freeware/lib/libsamba-errors.so.1 /usr/lib/libsamba-errors.so
ln -s /opt/freeware/lib/libnetapi.so.0 /usr/lib/libnetapi.so
ln -s /opt/freeware/lib/libdcerpc-samr.so.0 /usr/lib/libdcerpc-samr.so
ln -s /opt/freeware/lib/libsamba-credentials.so.0 /usr/lib/libsamba-credentials.so
ln -s /opt/freeware/lib/libsamba-hostconfig.so.0 l/usr/lib/ibsamba-hostconfig.so
ln -s /opt/freeware/lib/libsamba-passdb.so.0 /usr/lib/libsamba-passdb.so
ln -s /opt/freeware/lib/libsamba-policy.so.0 /usr/lib/libsamba-policy.so
ln -s /opt/freeware/lib/libsamdb.so.0 /usr/lib/libsamdb.so
ln -s /opt/freeware/lib/libndr-krb5pac.so.0 /usr/lib/libndr-krb5pac.so
ln -s /opt/freeware/lib/libndr-nbt.so.0 /usr/lib/libndr-nbt.so
ln -s /opt/freeware/lib/libndr-standard.so.0 /usr/lib/libndr-standard.so
ln -s /opt/freeware/lib/libdcerpc-binding.so.0 /usr/lib/libdcerpc-binding.so
ln -s /opt/freeware/lib/libsmbldap.so.0 /usr/lib/libsmbldap.so
ln -s /opt/freeware/lib/libdcerpc.so.0 /usr/lib/libdcerpc.so
ln -s /opt/freeware/lib/libsamba-util.so.0.0.1  /usr/lib/libsamba-util.so

exec(): 0509-036 Cannot load program smbstatus because of the following errors:
        0509-022 Cannot load module /opt/freeware/lib/libsamba-util.so.
        0509-150   Dependent module /usr/lib/libiconv.a(libiconv.so.2) could not be loaded.
        0509-152   Member libiconv.so.2 is not found in archive
        0509-022 Cannot load module smbstatus.
        0509-150   Dependent module /opt/freeware/lib/libsamba-util.so could not be loaded.

yum install libiconv
find / -name libiconv* -ls
3011979 Aug 15 16:04 /opt/freeware/lib/libiconv.a
781303 Nov 28 2017  /usr/lib/libiconv.a
/usr/linux/lib/libiconv.a -> ../../../opt/freeware/lib/libiconv.a

This path statement resolved the issue.


Thank you for your time. 

Comment 1 Björn Jacke 2022-05-04 23:19:06 UTC
please try with a recent version like 4.16.x. I'm afraid that this is a specific issue that is only debuggable on your system, maybe also an issue with the installed library packages. For the sernet samba AIX builds this is not an issue at least.