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

Petr Viktorin pviktori at redhat.com
Thu Mar 19 03:10:38 MDT 2015

On 03/18/2015 05:17 AM, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> 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.

Are you now saying that supporting Python 3 in thestand-alone libraries 
is a bad idea?
Can you tell me what hoops are a burden, so I can try removing them?
Is there anything else I can do?

Petr Viktorin

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