samba-tool ImportError: No module named param

Jeremy Allison jra at
Wed Dec 12 20:59:46 UTC 2018

On Wed, Dec 12, 2018 at 09:20:59PM +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 12, 2018 at 10:00:48AM -0800, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > python2 -> python3 in the python community has been handled
> > worse than anything we could have done going from Samba3 -> Samba4,
> > so that at least makes me feel better :-0.
> To me this situation completely disqualifies python as a reasonable
> choice for any production use. Unfortunately we're too dependent on it
> now, and that's the only reason they got away with it. The man-years
> of effort they put upon the world could have been used much more
> productively. The only thing I really fear is when they do the same
> thing in 2021 with python3->4. Everybody will follow, and they will
> feel even more powerful.

Too late crying over spilt milk now I'm afraid.

We have to run on the python treadmill in the same
way we're on the Microsoft SMB server and Apple SMB
server treadmill.

Just hopefully we can run fast enough that we don't
get thrown off with great force :-).

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