[PATCHES] Generate shorter name for extra python files

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Jul 22 01:43:34 UTC 2017

On Fri, 2017-07-21 at 15:46 +0200, Stefan Metzmacher via samba-
technical wrote:
> Hi Lukas,
> > > as this will take a bit to discuss, I'll prepare new talloc, tevent
> > > and ldb releases without this.
> > > 
> > > We need an ldb release for 4.7.0rc3 which is planed for next Tuesday.
> > > 
> > 
> > I thought I answer all questions and Abrew wrote that:
> > "(in that respect, I've not done a full review)"
> > 
> > I am not sure how to move this forward. Or where is a problem.
> > But I would really appreciate solution which works for upstream
> > and all downstream debian, fedora ...
> It's just time, some people are/will be on vacation, so it takes a bit
> of time to have a solid solution.
> We should not rush this into the release on Thursday. There will
> be at least 1 or 2 rc's before 4.7.0.
> But the most important thing is that we should not add a solution
> to ldb-1.2.1, which we than have to revert for ldb-1.2.2.

I agree, we need to get this right.  Skipping it for rc3 should be

This area is complex, and I've been (rather unsuccessfully ;-) on leave
for the past couple of weeks, and it need some serious thought, and I
think the input of the original author to understand the original

Then we need to publish the ABI files and binaries, then add a new
function, re-publish and check it actually works, the new function is
tagged with the new version, the old functions untagged in the ABI, the
.so and then the thing debian uses to track those. 

That will give me the confidence we have got it right.


Andrew Bartlett

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

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