smbget cmdline interface
asn at samba.org
Thu Mar 30 05:54:28 UTC 2023
On Wednesday, 29 March 2023 19:21:57 CEST Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 29, 2023 at 09:45:39AM +0200, Andreas Schneider via samba-
> >our smbget utility doesn't use the the common command line parser. It
> >implemented an interface on its own. So it wasn't able to parse UPNs or
> >DOMAIN/user correctly.
> >I've fixed it with:
> >However the question is if it should use the common command line parser. It
> >would break the command line interface as several short options are already
> >taken by the common command line parser and we could only provide the long
> >names for those.
> +1 from me on moving to the common command line parser
> for future Samba releases. smbget isn't widely used,
> so as long as we make the changes clear in the release
> notes I'd rather move away from custom parsing code.
If nobody disagrees, then I would first fix the issue with the above MR as
those patches can be backported.
Then I will move it to the common command line parser for Samba next.
Andreas Schneider asn at samba.org
Samba Team www.samba.org
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