[SCM] Samba Shared Repository - branch v4-13-test updated

Karolin Seeger kseeger at samba.org
Fri Sep 11 10:00:02 UTC 2020

The branch, v4-13-test has been updated
       via  b3845522bec WHATSNEW: Announce the end of Python 2.6/2.7 support to build Samba
      from  a0c9e2e4907 s3:libads: Also add a realm entry for the domain name


- Log -----------------------------------------------------------------
commit b3845522bece6565507cdbb1f1e215d320fcc1b0
Author: Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org>
Date:   Sun Sep 6 18:07:29 2020 +1200

    WHATSNEW: Announce the end of Python 2.6/2.7 support to build Samba
    This is a warning for 4.14, to give users the normal deprecation
    BUG: https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=14488
    Signed-off-by: Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org>
    Autobuild-User(v4-13-test): Karolin Seeger <kseeger at samba.org>
    Autobuild-Date(v4-13-test): Fri Sep 11 09:59:57 UTC 2020 on sn-devel-184


Summary of changes:
 WHATSNEW.txt | 14 ++++++++++----
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

Changeset truncated at 500 lines:

diff --git a/WHATSNEW.txt b/WHATSNEW.txt
index 6c0cd70e840..cf70c1df1c0 100644
--- a/WHATSNEW.txt
+++ b/WHATSNEW.txt
@@ -16,16 +16,22 @@ UPGRADING
-Python 3.6 Required
+Python 3.6 or later required
 Samba's minimum runtime requirement for python was raised to Python
 3.5 with samba 4.12.  Samba 4.13 raises this minimum version to Python
 3.6 both to access new features and because this is the oldest version
 we test with in our CI infrastructure.
-(Build time support for the file server with Python 2.6 has not
+This is also the last release where it will be possible to build Samba
+(just the file server) with Python versions 2.6 and 2.7.
+As Python 2.7 has been End Of Life upstream since April 2020, Samba
+is dropping ALL Python 2.x support in the NEXT release.
+Samba 4.14 to be released in March 2021 will require Python 3.6 or
+later to build.
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