please remove the need of Python from talloc installation

Stephen Gallagher sgallagh at
Mon Feb 7 08:56:31 MST 2011

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On 02/07/2011 05:04 AM, matti christensen wrote:
> please remove the need of Python from talloc installation because;
> - talloc is used on other software projects outside Samba which may not
> have any connection to Python
> - if the only need to install Python is for talloc, it seems somewhat
> waste of diskspace
> - of course there is talloc 2.0.1 - and it works perfectly ok - but i'm
> worried about future versions

Well, python is only needed to BUILD talloc (with pytalloc). It's not
necessary to install both. Our libtalloc patches on Fedora separate
pytalloc into its own subpackage, so it doesn't need to be installed on
running systems.

Also, configure has a "--disable-python" argument.

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