Dropping Python2 (except buildtime) from master for 4.11

Nico Kadel-Garcia nkadel at gmail.com
Mon Mar 11 12:45:50 UTC 2019

On Mon, Mar 11, 2019 at 1:02 AM Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org> wrote:
> Just one more thing, re-reading this:
> On Mon, 2019-03-11 at 00:03 -0400, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> >
> > I don't want to suggest that this discard of python 2 never be
> > completed. I'm merely saying that there is a price in that even I
> > would find it to be extra work to port 4.10 to RHEL 7 if this is
> > completed. And you did ask if there is *any* reason.
> To be clear as there was some missing context, this is not about 4.10,
> this is about 4.11 due in September/October, but locking this change in
> to master now so we can start to unwind the python2 stuff over the next
> few months.
> See https://git.samba.org/?p=samba.git;a=blob;f=WHATSNEW.txt;h=875d168e7493129c0f33d221dfa8a819e1c93552;hb=74aa2abf8614a0a5f6352959d4fc5af61cf1df8e#l125
> Thanks!

Thanks for the clarification. I'm hoping, myself, that RHEL 8 will be
out by then and everything will build gracefully there.

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