A plan to get to py3

Noel Power nopower at suse.com
Thu Aug 16 10:37:15 UTC 2018

On 16/08/18 03:14, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Wed, 2018-08-15 at 17:58 +0100, Noel Power wrote:
>> Hi Andrew
>> I suggest this for a couple of reasons
>>    1. less mess in autobuild where the current approach needs all this
>> duplicated stuff. ok, maybe you could come up with some lambda type
>> thing in the various maps to avoid that (personally I am not a fan of
>> lamba in such usage, it hurts my head when I look at it... and I
>> couldn't figure out how to do it quickly when hacking this)
>>    2. you can easily just pick a job from .gitlab-ci* and quickly split
>> it (or leave existing ones alone if necessary)
> I've given it a go myself, using the fact that autobuild.py is python
> to get the extra jobs without massive duplication.  Have a look at:
hmm, yes I suppose you can't get away without actually creating new jobs
in autobuild, I'll take a look
> https://gitlab.com/samba-team/samba/merge_requests/50
> I hope this will help as we finish this off.
I think the split will be really helpful as the load (and amount of
tests that will be run) will increase.

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