[Samba] samba-tool error just after samba 4.8.0 install

Christophe Borivant cborivant at devinlec.com
Thu Mar 15 08:16:58 UTC 2018

I understand but do you think the work will be done to make it compatible again ?
If not, there should be a statement in the changelog about this broken compatibility.

Christophe Borivant

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De: "Andrew Bartlett" <abartlet at samba.org>
À: "Christophe BORIVANT" <cborivant at devinlec.com>, "samba" <samba at lists.samba.org>
Envoyé: Mercredi 14 Mars 2018 19:57:58
Objet: Re: [Samba] samba-tool error just after samba 4.8.0 install

On Wed, 2018-03-14 at 16:21 +0100, Christophe Borivant via samba wrote:
> Ok, for what i understand, this is a compatibility issue with python 2.6.
> This seems to be in relation with Dict Comprehensions (https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0274/).
> So yet, samba 4.8 cannot run on any rhel 6 like distribution.
> Was it intended ?
> Christophe Borivant

I don't think it was intentional, but it is showing the increasing cost
of maintaining Samba's compatibility with a version of python first
released in 2008!

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