[Samba] wbinfo -U arguments vs --help
mjt at tls.msk.ru
Mon Oct 31 13:10:05 UTC 2022
31.10.2022 15:58, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> On 31/10/2022 12:35, Michael Tokarev via samba wrote:
>> For fun, just found an interesting tidbbit with wbinfo cmdline parsing..
>> # wbinfo --help | grep uid-to
>> -U, --uid-to-sid=UID Converts uid to sid
>> $ wbinfo --uid-to-sid=mjt
> The invalid option is 'mjt', it isn't a number, you are possibly mistaking it for the rfc2307 attribute 'uid' which is a name. The 'uid' in this
> instance is the users Unix ID e.g.
> rowland at devstation:~$ wbinfo -U 11104
Oh! :) Well, it is even more important in this case to give clean
error message instead of dumping whole --help test on another unsuspecting
user like me ;))
>> Invalid option
>> Usage: [OPTION...]
Because I can't even think - after being in this industry for 30+ years -
that "invalid option" means invalid *value* for an option. DOH!.. :))
> If you wish to change it, I would expect that patches would be readily acceptable ;-)
Yeah. Dunno. It should be easy to fix.
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