s4: "findprovisionusnranges" helper

Matthieu Patou mat at samba.org
Wed Oct 5 05:57:22 MDT 2011

On 01/10/2011 09:21, Matthias Dieter Wallnöfer wrote:
> 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?
> Matthias
I didn't had a look really at this, I had several stuff to look at last 
week at IOLAB and this week is overloaded with my support job.

What about putting this as a module and make upgradeprovision 
--addprovisionusn to the job of findprovisionusnranges ?


Matthieu Patou
Samba Team

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