Waf rebuilding issue with python3

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Dec 12 17:54:31 UTC 2018

On Wed, 2018-12-12 at 16:25 +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 12, 2018 at 12:15:26PM +0200, Alexander Bokovoy via samba-technical wrote:
> > > and that re-builds the world. So on my CPU it takes ages to get the
> > > testenv up and running. And if I Control-C the "make testenv" it
> > > always starts from scratch. So I have to really sit through the whole
> > > build every time I want a testenv.
> > I will be able to look at this on Thursday. 
> Is there anything you can recommend in the meantime short of working
> on 4.9? I have some tricky code to push through autobuild (replacing
> our DNS client), and having to wait 15 minutes for every "make
> testenv" really slows me down. I hesitate to port my code to 4.9, but
> if you say that this will persist I will do that and abandon master
> for the time being.

It would be easier to work on master from last week, at a pinch.  

That would make the forward port when this gets understood easier. 

ccache also makes it faster.  Certainly no solution, but this is why
this change landed now, with at least a little time to debug, and not
in the week before the release ;-)

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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