[PATCH/Samba4] Switch to using Python instead of EJS for default provision

simo idra at samba.org
Sat Feb 9 22:25:15 GMT 2008

On Sat, 2008-02-09 at 20:52 +0100, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> Hi!
> The attached patch switches Samba 4 to use the Python provision by
> default and only use the EJS provision code if the PROVISION_EJS
> environment variable is set. All of the Python tests are succeeding at
> the moment.
> Once this patch is in, we can gradually start to remove the EJS bits
> that are no longer necessary.
> The Python code has the same level of functionality as the EJS code at
> the moment and has better test coverage. The only exception to this is
> SWAT, but I plan to add a EJS wrapper for the Python provision so SWAT
> can continue to work as EJS, at least for the time being.
> There are two or three build farm hosts that don't build with Python
> properly yet and the SWAT hack isn't in yet. However, maintaining the
> provision code in both Python and EJS in parallel is a duplication of
> effort and makes things more complex and those issues will be fixed
> soon.
> Does anybody object to switching over now?

I am ok with that,
yeah Python FTW!!


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org>
Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat Inc. <ssorce at redhat.com>

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