[PATCH] Make AD DC build require Jannsson JSON libs, fix fileserver without it

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Jun 22 22:13:11 UTC 2018

On Sat, Jun 23, 2018 at 10:05:00AM +1200, Andrew Bartlett wrote:

> Thanks.  Our clients are really keen to have this easily imported into
> the big log aggregation engines. 

Yes. For anyone deploying production having working auth
logging is a Really.Big.Deal.

> We should be able to reasonably freely depend on any package in:
> For the AD DC: Current (RHEL + EPEL), Current Ubuntu LTS.
> For the fileserver: Current -1 (RHEL + EPEL), Current -1 Ubuntu LTS.
> This certainly isn't about JSON, it is in EPEL6, the same place we get
> the python we require to build:
> https://centos.pkgs.org/6/epel-i386/jansson-2.11-1.el6.i686.rpm.html
> But as an implementer, it is really expensive to develop around
> technologies from 2010:  

+1 from me, that certainly seems reasonable to me. I'm
not the one complaining about the patch though :-).

It might be really good to have that written down as
Team support policy, if we can all agree.


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