[Pkg-samba-maint] python3-matplotlib dependency, where is it used?

Mathieu Parent math.parent at gmail.com
Tue Dec 3 20:06:32 GMT 2019

Le mar. 3 déc. 2019 à 17:31, Andreas Hasenack <andreas at canonical.com> a écrit :
> Hi,
> I'm updating the samba packages in Ubuntu and saw these new
> dependencies in the Debian package:
> samba (2:4.11.1+dfsg-3) unstable; urgency=medium
>   * Add some python dependencies:
>     - python3-matplotlib : samba-tool visualize
>     - python3-markdown   : samba-tool domain schemaupgrade
>     - python3-dnspython  : samba-tool dns
> In Ubuntu, python3-matplotlib (src:matplotlib) is in Universe, so it
> can't be a Recommends. I ran a grep on the source code, and the only
> place where I found this module being imported is in
> script/attr_count_read. I don't see this script being installed with
> any samba package, though. The only reference I found to it was in
> ./source4/dsdb/samdb/ldb_modules/count_attrs.c, but as a comment, it's
> not even being called.
> In any case, I proposed this upstream:
> https://gitlab.com/samba-team/samba/merge_requests/958 and my plan is
> to add it as a suggests, or maybe even remove it, since I couldn't
> find any place where it is used.
> Did I miss something or is python3-matplotlib not necessary?

We can probably drop this dep entirely.



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