autobuild and dnspython

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Wed Sep 5 19:30:27 UTC 2018

On Wed, 2018-09-05 at 19:07 +0100, Noel Power via samba-technical
> Hi,
> I was trying to push my branch to autobuild, I'm running into a
> problem
> with dnspython [1], it appears we have an intree version in
> third_party
> (that isn't used in gitlab CI) The version is in samba seems woefully
> out of date, what is the procedure here?, do I need to try and port
> the
> failing bits to python3 (and that may not be trivial at all)
> I am not aware of the history here but surely this package isn't
> something we need to be hanging on to is it ? do we have some real
> samba
> specific stuff in there. It would be great if the autobuild machine
> could just use system python/python3 dnspython packages and/or drop
> that
> completely from thirdparty (something tells me it's not going to be
> that
> easy :///)

We should simply require it, and drop it from third party. 

You just need to ask root@ to install it on sn-devel. 

Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett             
Authentication Developer, Samba Team
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT

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