Re: [Samba] samba-tool error just after samba 4.8.0 install
- Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 07:24:37 +1300
- From: Andrew Bartlett via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Samba] samba-tool error just after samba 4.8.0 install
On Thu, 2018-03-15 at 09:16 +0100, Christophe Borivant wrote:
> I understand but do you think the work will be done to make it compatible again ?
> If not, there should be a statement in the changelog about this broken compatibility.
https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13337 has been filed.
> Christophe Borivant
> ----- Mail original -----
> De: "Andrew Bartlett" <abartlet@xxxxxxxxx>
> À: "Christophe BORIVANT" <cborivant@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, "samba" <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Envoyé: Mercredi 14 Mars 2018 19:57:58
> Objet: Re: [Samba] samba-tool error just after samba 4.8.0 install
> On Wed, 2018-03-14 at 16:21 +0100, Christophe Borivant via samba wrote:
> > Ok, for what i understand, this is a compatibility issue with python 2.6.
> > This seems to be in relation with Dict Comprehensions (https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0274/).
> > So yet, samba 4.8 cannot run on any rhel 6 like distribution.
> > Was it intended ?
> > Christophe Borivant
> I don't think it was intentional, but it is showing the increasing cost
> of maintaining Samba's compatibility with a version of python first
> released in 2008!
> Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba
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