[Samba] Bind 9.12.x support status

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Aug 3 00:28:38 UTC 2018

On Thu, 2018-08-02 at 22:37 +0300, Taner Tas wrote:
> > Nobody has looked into it yet.  Likely just an extra build rule
> > required, I would need to see the 9.11 and 9.12 DLZ header files to
> > check. 
> > 
> > Aaron Haslett (CC'ed) may be able to help once he fights past the other
> > BIND9 issues he is looking at. 
> > 
> > Andrew Bartlett
> Thanks for response. I actually looked it myself. Since there is no
> DLZ ABI changes since 9.11, I reckon as it would be easy as making 
> "python/samba/provision/sambadns.py" aware of Bind 9.12 will do the
> job without any hassle.
> Any extra build routine for 9.12 will do things complicated 
> without a sensible reason. I prepared a patch and tested it locally.
> It seems it just works fine during provision and as a dns backend.
> Patch attached.

Thanks for comfirming that.  That said, I would prefer the extra 9.12
(identical) .so from the build system just because otherwise I'll spend
my days telling folks it will work when they ask why it loads 9.11 into

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team         https://samba.org
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