configure python problem.

Ralph Böhme slow at
Mon Dec 17 21:17:22 UTC 2018

On Mon, Dec 17, 2018 at 01:07:12PM -0800, Jeremy Allison via samba-technical wrote:
>After most recent git update in master.
>Previously working system.
>git clean -d -f -x
>buildtools/bin/waf configure --enable-pthreadpool --with-acl-support --enable-developer --enable-selftest --picky-developer --accel-aes=intelaesni
>Checking for python version >= 2.6.0                                              : 3.5.4
>python-config                                                                     : not found
>Checking for library python3.5m in LIBDIR                                         : not found
>Checking for library python3.5m in python_LIBPL                                   : yes
>Checking for header Python.h                                                      : Distutils not installed? Broken python installation? Get python-config now!
>$ python-config
>Usage: /usr/bin/python-config --prefix|--exec-prefix|--includes|--libs|--cflags|--ldflags|--extension-suffix|--help|--configdir
>What got broken ? What am I missing ?

Just ran into this today too. After installing python3-devel configure was happy 

Looks like we require Python 3 much earlier then anticipated. :)))

Can anyone of the Python gurus please take a look? Or is this expected?


Ralph Boehme, Samba Team      
Samba Developer, SerNet GmbH
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