[PATCH] [WHATSNEW] Re: Drop Python2 for the build?
abartlet at samba.org
Mon Sep 7 22:17:54 UTC 2020
On Mon, 2020-09-07 at 09:58 +0200, Stefan Metzmacher wrote:
> Am 06.09.20 um 08:14 schrieb Andrew Bartlett via samba-technical:
> > On Sun, 2020-09-06 at 01:08 -0400, Nico Kadel-Garcia via samba-
> > technical wrote:
> > > MacOS has working python3 according to my developer friends. Any
> > > operating still based on python3 is so old that it should *not* be
> > > running a contemporary Samba server, only perhaps cifs-utils for
> > > mounting from Windows or Samba servers on a more contemporary and
> > > securable operating system.
> > Thanks all for your positive feedback.
> > Without pre-empting the remainder discussion attached is a proposed
> > patch for the WHATSNEW for the pending 4.13.
> > This gives our users fair warning. We can then change the build system
> > at our leisure (giving us a little more time for user feedback).
> > To be clear, I'm not proposing changing the actual code in master yet,
> > please do continue to send in your feedback.
> > (Even after such a warning is given in 4.13 we can still change our
> > minds, but our users will have been warned).
> I guess you mean: we'll remove support for Python 2.6 as well as 2.7?
> This is not really clear from the WHATSNEW entry.
I'm sorry it was not clear, yes I mean all Python 2.x support will be
gone so we can focus on Python 3.6 and above.
Let me know if this new patch is clearer.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba
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