[Samba] samba-tool dbcheck on 4.7.5, after bug 13228
abartlet at samba.org
Fri Feb 16 18:19:09 UTC 2018
On Fri, 2018-02-16 at 18:13 +0000, Jonathan Hunter wrote:
> On 16 February 2018 at 17:56, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2018-02-16 at 11:44 +0000, Jonathan Hunter via samba wrote:
> > [...]
> > > I'm therefore not sure if the "samba-tool dbcheck --help" wording for
> > > "--yes" should be updated.
> > > Currently the help text for --yes is:
> > > "don't confirm changes, just do them all as a single transaction".
> > >
> > > Should it say something like:
> > > "don't confirm changes individually, do them all as a single transaction,
> > > this has different behaviour to answering yes each time, and may fail in
> > > case of some errors"
> > > ?
> > It is more like "don't confirm changes, require all changes to apply
> > successfully (use a single transaction)".
> > Ideally all errors have a fix and the fix applies successfully but in
> > the real world it seems this isn't the case.
> Thank you.
> Is there any benefit to me submitting a patch for updated wording?
> Very happy to do so, if that would help. Presumably following the process here and creating a patch to email to samba-technical:
> Or via github ?
Yes, that would be great (both processes are OK, each has strengths and
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