Are these used any more? was [PATCH] update autogen-waf.sh
abartlet at samba.org
Fri Aug 18 20:08:48 UTC 2017
On Fri, 2017-08-18 at 13:22 +0100, Rowland Penny via samba-technical
> On Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:37:11 +0200
> Stefan Metzmacher <metze at samba.org> wrote:
> > Hi Rowland,
> > > OK, I have been working through samba-master looking at .sh files
> > > and I am now wondering whether this is where to start. The problem
> > > is that I am coming across files I didn't know exist and I am now
> > > thinking that some of these would be better fixed by deleting them.
> > Yes, we have a lot of ancient stuff we don't use/need anymore
> > and I guess autogen-waf-sh is one of them...
> > metze
> OK, Are any of these used by anybody, or can they be removed ?
> They all seem extremely old, but I am sure some of these are still
> required, but which ones ?
To get a short list, first do a 'git grep' over the source tree for the
base name of each script.
$ git grep abi_gen.sh
buildtools/wafsamba/samba_abi.py: abi_gen = os.path.join(topsrc,
Once you remove the scripts that show up there, then you have a smaller
list that is easier for another developer to check manually.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
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