Current state of all the perl-scripts

Herwin Weststrate samba at
Wed Nov 3 07:23:22 MDT 2010


There are a number of Perl-scripts in the current Samba-source which are
probably meant as helper scripts. These scripts are written ages ago and
the best practices for Perl have changed a bit since then. For example,
some scripts use deprecated code and don't enable pragmas like warnings
and script (which simplify the process of finding errors in your

I am willing to rewrite them all to a more modern perl, but before I
start with it I'd like to know if such a patch would be accepted or if
these current scripts are in a state like `it works, don't touch it.


Herwin Weststrate

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