Subject: Re: option in gnome-base to avoid smb?
To: Greg Troxel <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/05/2007 11:58:57
On 05/11/2007, at 11:45, Greg Troxel wrote:

>   Do you object to the full samba or to smb support at all? It  
> might be a
>   good idea to split samba and the libraries for other programs and  
> the
>   daemon/tools similiar to what we have for openldap. That should  
> make it
>   a lot less heavy as dependency as well.
> I want to avoid large amounts of stuff that needs to be recompiled
> often.  It seems I was having to rebuild samba and then gnome-vfs-smb
> because of advisories a lot.
> gnome vfs is pretty modular - I just want to not add a dependen

Well, gnome-vfs is going to die soon (probably in the next GNOME  
release) in favor of gio in glib.  (Not that solves your problem, but  
wanted to mention it.)

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>