Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at samba.org
Thu Nov 22 07:53:46 MST 2012

On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 12:04:34PM +0000, Rowland Penny wrote:
>  we seem to have an interesting problem here, Andrew Bartlett has
> created a Samba bug report: Bug 9415 - SWAT *.msg files not
> installed with waf
> This by itself is not a problem, but it is also listed as a blocker
> on Bug 8622 - Samba 4.0 can't be released
> So what is the problem? the problem is that Samba 4 cannot be
> released until bug 9415 is sorted out, but why bother because Swat
> itself is so broken and out of date it cannot be installed. It relys
> on pylons, but pylons seem to have been replaced by pyramids.
> So Andrew you want a cure for bug 9415, easy, just remove Swat until
> it is sorted out and works.
> Before anybody starts shouting, I have tried to follow the
> instructions at https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/SWAT2
> None of the instructions there seem to work on Ubuntu 12.04 server
> and the page was last modified on 7 September 2011. I have also
> tried searching the web for newer instructions but cannot find any
> at this time.
> If anybody knows how to get Swat working, could they please post a
> howto somewhere.
I've updated the HOWTO at https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/SWAT2.

You'll also need the patches I recently posted to the mailing list for
the web service.



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