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Bug #3804

pyzfs is old, unused, unmaintained and broken

Added by Andrew Stormont over 6 years ago. Updated over 2 years ago.

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Start date:
2013-06-06
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... so lets tear it out.

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#1

Updated by Bayard Bell over 6 years ago

  • Tags deleted (needs-triage)

It's not just pyzfs but pylibbe and pysolaris (at least for unused and unmaintained). I've got a changes already underway to do the lot of these, which I'm happy to upstream shortly:

https://github.com/buffyg/illumos-gate/commit/b3e108e99c9856edbd765aa157d2ba590d818872

#2

Updated by Andrew Stormont over 6 years ago

Nice. Was there a bug filed for this already?

#3

Updated by Andrew Stormont over 6 years ago

FYI there are still some python related rules in Makefile.master. I'm not sure if you can remove them because I'm not sure if there is anything in the tools dir that depend on them, but it might be something worth looking at if you haven't already.

#4

Updated by Andrew Stormont about 6 years ago

  • Status changed from New to In Progress
  • Assignee changed from Andrew Stormont to Bayard Bell

What's the status of this? I'm eager to throw that python stuff out!

#5

Updated by Garrett D'Amore almost 5 years ago

I think OmniOS relies on this stuff still. Not sure about anyone else. It makes sense to collaborate with DanMcD on it though.

#6

Updated by Dan McDonald over 4 years ago

I thought pkg(5) used pyzfs, but now I'm not so sure.

#7

Updated by Andrew Stormont over 4 years ago

I would be surprised. The pyzfs bindings don't really let you do all that much.

#8

Updated by Andrew Stormont over 4 years ago

I remove the pyzfs bindings on an Omni box and IPS seems to still work. I guess it is safe to remove them.

#9

Updated by Andrew Stormont over 4 years ago

I think we should stick with the original issue scope and only tear out pyzfs for the time being.

#10

Updated by Yuri Pankov over 2 years ago

Is there any progress here?

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