[PATCHES] Build pytalloc for two Python versions at once, port to py3

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Mar 17 22:17:11 MDT 2015

On Tue, 2015-03-17 at 13:28 +0100, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:

> I think what Andrew is getting at is that the main reason we care about Python3
> support is to accomodate others like yourself. For Samba itself Python2 works
> just fine, and we would wait a few more years with porting to or supporting
> Python 3 if that was our only concern.
> Traditionally Samba hasn't done well with projects where there is only one
> developer that cares about it, but that impacts others (e.g. ntdb). The
> other developers are burdened by a new set of hoops to jump through when
> working on Samba, and the code tends to bitrot without the person
> that championed it.

Thanks Jelmer,

That puts it very well.  

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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