[Buildroot] [PATCH] samba4: bump to version 4.1.10

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Wed Jul 30 21:58:20 UTC 2014


On Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:54:05 -0300, Gustavo Zacarias wrote:

> They've been merged to master which will be the 4.2 series, but not
> backported to the 4.1 series, except for...
> samba4-0001-build-don-t-execute-tests-summary.c.patch
> samba4-0002-Minor-typo-fix-in-source3-wscript.patch
> ...which were included in the 4.1.8 release because they were considered
> simple enough to do so.

Ok, thanks for the explanation. Great to see that many of these patches
have been merged upstream, and will be removed from Buildroot once 4.2

> >> +comment "Some samba4 CLI tools require the python package to keep .py files"
> > 
> > That seems weird, could you elaborate a bit on that?
> The python package purges all *.py files, even the ones it doesn't own,
> and samba4 installs only .py and .so files (for python-related
> functionality) hence having this problem - this also happens when
> building samba natively, it's not an artifact of cross-compilation.
> This mostly affects the advanced tools like pidl, samba_dnsupdate,
> samba_kcc, samba_spnupdate, samba_upgradedns and samba-tool which are
> useful for domain masters and simple provisioning/upgrades.
> For many scenarios this isn't an issue since they're mostly interactive
> tools, but it's worth mentioning i think.
> It might also be problematic for people relying on samba's python
> bindings for their own tools.

But those tools are installed in /usr/lib ? The target-finalize logic
to remove .py files only applies to /usr/lib, not to the entire root

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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