s4: "findprovisionusnranges" helper

Matthias Dieter Wallnöfer mdw at samba.org
Sat Oct 1 01:21:56 MDT 2011

Matthieu Patou wrote:
> On 30/09/2011 08:39, Matthias Dieter Wallnöfer wrote:
>> Hi ekacnet,
>> after looking at bug report #8504 
>> (https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8504) I stumbled over 
>> "scripting/bin/findprovisionusnranges" which acts as helper for 
>> several other python scripts ("provision", "upgradeprovision", 
>> "samba-tool dbcheck") but at the moment doesn't get installed.
>> To fix this for "samba-tool dbcheck" which should be runnable after 
>> installation we could patch like this: 
>> http://gitweb.samba.org/samba.git/?p=mdw/samba.git;a=commitdiff;h=937ad0021266b156c72d842d81447b2d322bff26 
>> or, as Jelmer proposed on the patch review, convert it to a python 
>> module. What's your opinion?
>> Cheers,
>> Matthias
> Sure a module would be nicer. Please feel free to rewrite it as a 
> module in the upgrade_helpers.
I don't know if I am able to do this since I'm not really expert in 
python. But do you think it is okay for now to install 
"findprovisionusnranges" under s4's "sbin" directory?


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