s4: "findprovisionusnranges" helper

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Sep 30 17:22:36 MDT 2011

On Fri, 2011-09-30 at 22:01 +0200, Matthias Dieter Wallnöfer wrote:
> Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > On Fri, 2011-09-30 at 17:39 +0200, 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?
> > Firstly, I think this is mistaken.  I can't see how dbcheck calls this,
> > - have you or the reporter confused dbcheck with upgradeprovision?
> Most probably you are true. But the next problem lies in the fact that 
> "upgradeprovision" does get installed under <repo path>/bin since there 
> exists a rule "bld.SAMBA_SCRIPT('upgradeprovision', 
> pattern='upgradeprovision', installdir='.')" in "wscript_build" under 
> "source4/scripting/bin". So people might call it from there and don't 
> find "findprovisionusnranges". What to do here?

If Jelmer already said it should be a python module, then I'm included
to agree.  Work with Matthieu to sort this out.

Andrew Bartlett

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