sambaXP 2020 Retrospective: Python has got better for Samba

In his sambaXP 2020 talk Douglas Bagnall (Catalyst) illustrates the improvements for Samba achieved by the transition to Python 3.  Bagnall is located in Wellington / New Zealand and member of the international Samba team.

Abstract

Samba, particularly the AD part, is riddled with Python. The transition from Python 2 to Python 3 was painful. Now that is over and we have the sudden benefit from a decade of language and library development. Some of the changes are actually quite useful, including an improved debugging infrastructure and built-in asynchronous concepts.

About the "sambaXP 2020 Retrospective"

In this series we will present recordings of the sambaXP 2020 in the coming month. The 19th edition of the international conference on the open source software Samba took place from 26 - 28 May 2020 for the first time exclusively in digital form. Due to the changed event format and the use of an online conference platform, organizer SerNet is able to offer all talks as videos for viewing (link).

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