[OpenAFS] AFS::Command Perl Modules (was: 'vos examine', 'Last
update' and date format)
Derrick J Brashear
Tue, 2 Sep 2003 14:55:41 -0400 (EDT)
On Tue, 2 Sep 2003 Phil.Moore@morganstanley.com wrote:
> Phil> years ago. The text output from vos, fs, etc is deterministic,
> Phil> and relatively straight forward to parse (well, not trivial, but
> Phil> since I had the parsing code already...).
> Derrick> You know Jeff Hutzelman already did that, right? Look in
> Derrick> src/tests in OpenAFS and you'll find those perl modules.
> No, I wasn't aware of that code at all. I'm suprised I missed them.
> Looks like we'll have more options that I originally thought.
If I'd know this is what you were doing I'd have said something. I'm
actually not wild about perl modules that process output. Somewhat like
forking an aklog: layered cruft.
But, you see how much native perl module work I've done, so you know, take
for what you will.