waf update to 1.9.15

David Mulder dmulder at suse.com
Thu Feb 8 15:46:09 UTC 2018

Sorry, I didn't mean this as a submission to samba-technical, was just
sending it to Alexander and cc'd samba-technical. This is WIP.

On 02/08/2018 08:43 AM, Stefan Metzmacher wrote:
> Hi David,
> thanks very much for the patch!
> But please split this into small logical peaces.
> I guess most of this will also work with our current waf version
> and python 2.7
> Why is third_party/dnspython/dns/ needed for the build?
> For all third_party/ changes we should try to fix the upstream project
> and reimport a newer version into samba.
> metze
> Am 08.02.2018 um 16:13 schrieb David Mulder via samba-technical:
>> Here is a patch that I created, on top of your patches Alexander, that
>> make the build work with python3.
>> On 02/01/2018 02:00 PM, Alexander Bokovoy wrote:
>>> On to, 01 helmi 2018, David Mulder via samba-technical wrote:
>>>> One of SUSE's build guys decided to do some work attempting to update
>>>> samba's version of waf. I've spent a little time tinkering with his
>>>> patches, but I thought I'd post it here for everyone else to comment on.
>>>> I haven't had much luck getting these to build, but supposedly it works
>>>> with samba 4.7.3.
>>>> Is anybody else already working on waf updates? Any thoughts/comments?
>>> I actually have been working this week to update to 2.0.4 (latest
>>> upstream). We started with a plain update to 1.9 with Andreas tree in
>>> https://git.samba.org/?p=asn/samba.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/master-waf,
>>> but I'm already having something that is using 2.0.4. It still doesn't
>>> build fully, though, but configure step passes. I modernized most of our
>>> buildtools/wafsamba/ as part of it.
>>> It will take me a bit more time after FOSDEM to complete this work so
>>> I'd prefer not to merge 1.9 patches meanwhile.

David Mulder
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