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From: "Aurélien Aptel" <aaptel@suse.com>
To: ronnie sahlberg <ronniesahlberg@gmail.com>
Cc: Pavel Shilovsky <piastryyy@gmail.com>,
	Steve French <smfrench@gmail.com>,
	Kenneth Dsouza <kdsouza@redhat.com>,
	Ronnie Sahlberg <lsahlber@redhat.com>,
	CIFS <linux-cifs@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] smb2quota.py: Userspace helper to display quota information for the Linux SMB client file system (CIFS)
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 09:22:17 +0200
Message-ID: <87h84hf4k6.fsf@suse.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAN05THSfA9e1DP9+nM=CkgU-mKRnUeJp2p96umrOA3aBiWe9Gg@mail.gmail.com>

"ronnie sahlberg" <ronniesahlberg@gmail.com> writes:
> I think it would be good to have these tools as part of the actual install.
> They are in python so they are imho much more useful to the target users
> (sysadmins) than a utility written in C.
> (I kind of regret that smbinfo is in C, it should have been python
> too:-( )

I completely agree, we could rewrite smbinfo in python.

> Maybe we just need to decide on a naming prefix for these utilities
> and then there shouldn't be
> a problem to add many small useful tools.

We can also make the C code call the python script for now (or vice
versa, while smbinfo gets rewritten).

> The nice thing with small python tools is that it is so easy to tweak
> them to specific usecases.

+100

Cheers,
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Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-09-24  4:56 Kenneth D'souza
2019-10-04 18:43 ` Pavel Shilovsky
2019-10-09 13:13 ` Aurélien Aptel
2019-10-09 13:57   ` Kenneth Dsouza
     [not found]   ` <CAA_-hQL8MpS9YEcaQpuiQnbsuJwerutnbxWhE-Fyk1X4jpvwcw@mail.gmail.com>
2019-10-09 14:31     ` Aurélien Aptel
2019-10-09 23:29       ` ronnie sahlberg
2019-10-10  0:51         ` Steve French
2019-10-10  7:22         ` Aurélien Aptel [this message]

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