autobuild and dnspython

Stefan Metzmacher metze at
Wed Sep 5 19:58:03 UTC 2018

Am 05.09.2018 um 21:30 schrieb Andrew Bartlett via samba-technical:
> On Wed, 2018-09-05 at 19:07 +0100, Noel Power via samba-technical
> wrote:
>> 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 out of date, what is the procedure here?, do I need to try and port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. 

I run this:

apt-get install python-dnspython python3-dnspython


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