compiling samba with pam, but it's not finding the libraries

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Sun Sep 2 07:47:35 PDT 2007

On 9/2/07, Alan <arwomack01 at> wrote:
> checking whether to build mount.cifs and umount.cifs... yes
> checking whether to try PAM support... yes
> checking security/pam_appl.h usability... yes
> checking security/pam_appl.h presence... yes
> checking for security/pam_appl.h... yes
> checking for pam_get_data in -lpam... no
> configure: error: --with-pam=yes but libpam not found

The second to last line either means it couldn't find libpam or that
it didn't have the function pam_get_data. You'll have to look near the
end of config.log. Also, check that the symlink in /usr/lib
is actually correct.


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