Problem with "samba-tool"

MJ mafsys1234 at
Wed Sep 11 22:50:06 UTC 2019

On 11/09/2019 11:58 pm, Carmel NY wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Sep 2019 14:19:43 +0200, Andrea Venturoli stated:
>> On 2019-09-11 13:17, Carmel NY wrote:
>>> FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE-p10
>>> samba version 4.8.12
>>> When attempting to use the 'samba-tool', I always receive this error
>>> message:
>>> samba-tool
>>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>>     File "/usr/local/bin/samba-tool", line 33, in <module>
>>>       from samba.netcmd.main import cmd_sambatool
>>>     File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/samba/",
>>> line 28, in <module> import ldb
>>> ImportError: /usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/ Undefined
>>> symbol "ldb_handler_copy"
>>> It doesn't make any difference what command options I use. Before I
>>> ask on a dedicated 'samba support forum', I thought I would first
>>> try and see if this was a localized FreeBSD problem.
>> You are in good company.
>> See:
>> IIUIC from the comments, this won't be fixed.
>> Upgrading to 4.10 will be the solution (and, in a few days or week,
>> the only thing to do in any case, if you want a supported version),
>> once 4.10 works properly.
> I see that Samba 4.11.0rc4 is available for download on the samba site.
> It is not yet ready for a production machine though. Hopefully, the
> final version will be released soon. How long it will take for that to
> be incorporated into the FreeBSD ports system though, is an unknown.

Just drop a note to Timur asking. (see the bug report)

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