testing depending on perl in Samba 3?
jelmer at samba.org
Wed Apr 25 20:47:42 GMT 2007
On Wed, Apr 25, 2007 at 09:00:42AM -0700, James Peach wrote:
> On 25/04/2007, at 2:26 AM, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> >I'd like to port across the test system in Samba 4 to Samba 3. The
> >Samba 4 test system has a couple of advantages over the one currently
> >in Samba 3:
> >* Support for testing domain members (winbind could be tested)
> >* Progress indication
> >* Ability to run individual tests rather than the whole bunch
> Why do we need to depend on Perl for these features?
It's much easier to write this sort of infrastructure in perl. It
would be hard (and complex) to write it (portably) in shell script.
Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at samba.org> - http://jelmer.vernstok.nl/
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