[Samba] Issue compiling Samba 4.11.6 with GNUTLS 3.6.12 (Not standard location)

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Feb 28 18:38:21 UTC 2020

On 28/02/2020 18:01, Georg.Biberger at partner.bmw.de wrote:
>> SLES11 is EOL and is python3 easily available for it ?
> BMW has extended support from SUSE for SLES11 until end of 2021, so no EOL.
> I use phyton2 with "export PYTHON=python2"
I thought the extended support was for security updates only and whilst 
you should be able to build Samba using python2, you need python3 to run 
Samba 4.11.x
>> Also, if you don't have root access, should you even be thinking of
>> building a package ?
> Our linux operating team is very restrictive with packages, so my preferred way is to build samba by myself.
Have you actually asked them if you can do this ?
>> If it is your machine, I suggest you upgrade to a supported version of
>> SLES and build Samba on that
> It is not my machine, currently we run Samba 4.10.6.
> Is there a way to solve this build issue with Samba 4.11.6?
Not sure, but even if you can, you cannot use it without python3


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