status of the s4 waf build - go to stage 3?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Fri Apr 23 05:15:00 MDT 2010

On Fri, 2010-04-23 at 12:59 +0200, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
> Hi Tridge,
> > Most developers building s4 now seem to have switched to the waf
> > build and everyone seems to be pretty happy with it.
> >
> > At this stage it may make sense to go to "stage 3" for use of waf in
> > Samba4 (as per the original proposal). That would mean:
> We still have a few missing features, we need to fix.

Which features are those?  As far as I can tell, every Samba4 developer
is already using the waf build, and the old one is rotting fast.  What
is gained by holding up the change?  

I would like to make a new alpha with the waf build soon, so we need to
change the default as soon as possible. 

> Yes, we should maintain both for a while.

Why?  (Particularly if we have decided to abandon the merged build in
the short term). 

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Samba Developer, Cisco Inc.
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