autobuild and dnspython

Noel Power nopower at
Fri Sep 7 08:34:21 UTC 2018

On 06/09/18 09:25, Alexander Bokovoy wrote:
> On to, 06 syys 2018, Noel Power via samba-technical wrote:
>> Thanks!
>> also I did send a patch through yesterday to update the third_party
>> version (but it seems to have got stuck in the moderator queue (size?)
>> as I don't see it on the list)
>> Anyway not sure if is necessary, not sure if opinion is divided,  some
>> at atleast seem in favour of dropping it from third_party which imo
>> makes sense as there are no real samba specific changes so it seems
>> pointless hosting a unpatched upstream copy :-)
> We put things into third_party for two reasons:
>  - help with environments where these packages might be missing
>    completely
>  - keep them available at a configuration time 
> It is not applied consistently. For example, we require gpgme python
> bindings for Samba AD DC build and expect them to be available on the
> system. dnspython is a similar case -- it is only used for AD DC build
> (in samba_dnsupdate) and for tests that imply use of AD DC build.
Thanks for the explanation, I attach again the patch for dnspython
update that way there is a choice :-) Hopefully it makes it through this
time (I compressed the patch this time).

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