[OpenAFS] Re: pts -expandgroups vs -supergroups

Jason Edgecombe jason@rampaginggeek.com
Fri, 23 Apr 2010 13:00:46 -0400

Andrew Deason wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Apr 2010 19:47:33 -0400
> Jason Edgecombe <jason@rampaginggeek.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> What is the difference between the new -expandgroups and -supergroups
>> options to the pts mem command? That seem identical in my reading.
> -expandgroups just expands the listing of the normal pts output. So, if
> you have 'foo' is a member of 'bar' is a member of 'baz', 'pts mem baz'
> would just list 'bar'. Running 'pts mem baz -expandgroups' will list
> 'bar' and 'foo'.
> -supergroups lists the "parent" groups of a group. Normally if you run
> 'pts mem groupname' for a group, it lists the members of the group.
> 'pts mem groupname -supergroups' lists the groups that contain
> 'groupname'.
> The documentation could probably stand to have some examples.
ok, so -supergroups expands parents and -expandgroups expands children?

If that's the case, -supergroups would make more sense as "-parentgroups"

Is it too late to rename that option?