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Re: [Samba] compile samba 4.10.2 centos 7.6




On Sun, 2019-04-21 at 16:41 -0300, Igor Sousa wrote:
> Hi Nico,
> 
> I've understood about use export PYTHON=python3.4 in /etc/profile.
> The host that I've done it is in my test environment. I have only
> question about this: after samba 4.10.2 installed, it ever never need
> use python3 to do anything about samba?
> 
> PS1: In my environment, the host run only Samba (samba and bind)
> service.
> 
> I disagree about use python 3.6 instead python 3.4, though. In samba
> 4.10.0 release notes there is a mention this version is compatible
> with python 3.4 and there isn't mention about python 3.6. I've
> understood that it is normal software using python 3.4 run with
> python 3.x.x grater than 3.4, but python 3.6 was released at the end
> of 2016 and samba 4.10.0 release notes was released in March 2019.
> What are the Samba team's reasons for not mentioning python 3.6 or
> the latest in their release notes?

In EPEL moved to Python36 [1] i.e. if you do yum update you see that
python will be update to 3.6 
[1]
https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q=EPEL%3A+Python34+moving+to+Python36
> --
> Igor Sousa
> 
> 
> Em dom, 21 de abr de 2019 às 14:44, Nico Kadel-Garcia <
> nkadel@xxxxxxxxx> escreveu:
> > On Sun, Apr 21, 2019 at 11:40 AM Igor Sousa <igorvolt@xxxxxxxxx>
> > wrote:
> > 
> > >
> > 
> > > Hi Gabriel,
> > 
> > >
> > 
> > > I've compiled Samba 4.10.2 on CentOS 7 successfully. I've read
> > the wiki that 4.10.2 version is full compatible with python 3,
> > specifically python 3.4. Then I've install, use the yum command,
> > the package python34-devel and I've added an environment variable
> > at /etc/profile with export  PYTHON=python3.4.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > You have just diverged your local system for all users, including
> > the
> > 
> > root user, so far from the upstream RHEL standard that you may find
> > it
> > 
> > very difficult to recover if something entirely unrelated to Samba
> > 
> > breaks. You've turned a stack of default python2.7 tools into using
> > 
> > python3.4, tools htat have nothing to do with Samba. I do *not*
> > 
> > recommend this. If you need to do this kind of step, I'd urge you
> > to
> > 
> > do it in the build environment just for building Samba, not for
> > 
> > general use. It's as dangerous as doing "sudo pip install
> > anything",
> > 
> > and it can really break working software.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Sorry if I seem a bit harsh about this: I'd had too many cases
> > where
> > 
> > developers or new admins did something that worked well in their
> > 
> > personal development environment and broke servers when it was done
> > to
> > 
> > production servers without my knowledge later, and having to clean
> > up
> > 
> > a nasty mess.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > > Thus, I've run ./configure, make and make install with no
> > problems. If you have tried to install 4.10.2 version in your test
> > environment, I recommend to you try the described above.
> > 
> > >
> > 
> > > --
> > 
> > > Igor Sousa
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Good for you. Frankly, I'd use python36 from EPEL, not python34,
> > just
> > 
> > to be closer to up-to-date Python. Unfortunately, unless you've
> > done
> > 
> > some extra work, it won't include the eatures to provide a full
> > domain
> > 
> > controller because the gnutls won't be recent enough. And it won't
> > 
> > replace any of the compiled RHEL 7 based libraries with the updated
> > 
> > talloc, tdb, tevent, or ldb libraries. Unpredictable hilarity may
> > 
> > ensue if you expect various features to work consistently,
> > especially
> > 
> > if you weren't very careful to segregate your built Samba from the
> > 
> > default samba libraries built into RHEL 7 and CentOS 7.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > The URL's I published include all the hooks for integrating your
> > new
> > 
> > Samba services as RPM's, including systemd setups and man pages in
> > 
> > expected places, as did sergiomb2's work at
> > 
> > https://github.com/sergiomb2/SambaAD work. When you're replacing
> > 
> > system utilities, I really recommend replacing the entire system
> > 
> > utility so you get all the documentation and software configuration
> > 
> > control provided by the system's packaging utilities. Doing
> > otherwise
> > 
> > can lead to.... adventures, when doing "yum update" of libraries
> > that
> > 
> > might overwrite your deployment, unless you were *very* careful
> > with
> > 
> > your deployment.
> > 
-- 
Sérgio M. B.

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