[OpenAFS] AFS::Command Perl Modules (was: 'vos examine', 'Last update' and date format)

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Tue, 2 Sep 2003 14:00:08 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 2 Sep 2003 Phil.Moore@morganstanley.com wrote:

> I also looked into implementing AFS::VOS as an XS module, but felt
> that the architecture of the code would be unsupportable, since way
> too much of the complex logic in vos.c would have to be replicated in
> the XS code, leading to parallel management of the two code bases.  I
> am more than willing to be proven wrong.

Suggest an API and rewrite vos to it.

> of an old perl4 (yes, perl *FOUR*) API I wrote, 10 years ago.  The
> text output from vos, fs, etc is deterministic, and relatively
> straight forward to parse (well, not trivial, but since I had the
> parsing code already...).

You know Jeff Hutzelman already did that, right? Look in src/tests in
OpenAFS and you'll find those perl modules.