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Re: Adding /proc check to rc.d/smbd

On Sun, Jun 20, 2021 at 09:04:29PM +0100, Chavdar Ivanov wrote:
> On Sun, 20 Jun 2021 at 21:07, David Brownlee <> wrote:
> >
> > After a particularly unenjoyable session trying to work out why samba4
> > was not working on a NetBSD box before finally realising that was all
> > due to /proc not being mounted, it occurs to me that adding a check
> > for /proc being mounted to rc.d/smbd could save others that particular
> > slice of unenjoyment - even a warning message could be a real
> > benefit...
> You would have known this had you followed the thread about the procfs
> difference between Linux and NetBSD... It still seems alive.

Do we have a patch for samba for this yet?
It is really quite unacceptable if we publish a stable release of
pkgsrc with non-functioning Samba on NetBSD 9.x.

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