s4: "findprovisionusnranges" helper

Matthias Dieter Wallnöfer mdw at samba.org
Fri Oct 7 02:11:19 MDT 2011

Matthieu Patou wrote:
> 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 ?
Yes, the point is if you (please) could pick this up since I'm really 
not familiar with this code. But if you don't get a chance to do this 
soon I would prefer pushing my patch (immediate fix).


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