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From: KY Srinivasan <kys@microsoft.com>
To: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Cc: "linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"devel@linuxdriverproject.org" <devel@linuxdriverproject.org>,
	"olaf@aepfle.de" <olaf@aepfle.de>,
	"apw@canonical.com" <apw@canonical.com>,
	"ben@decadent.org.uk" <ben@decadent.org.uk>,
	"thozza@redhat.com" <thozza@redhat.com>,
	"dcbw@redhat.com" <dcbw@redhat.com>
Subject: RE: [PATCH V4 05/10] Tools: hv: Add an example script to retrieve dhcp state
Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2012 23:39:12 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <426367E2313C2449837CD2DE46E7EAF9309DFFA2@SN2PRD0310MB382.namprd03.prod.outlook.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20120904225917.GB3725@kroah.com>



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg KH [mailto:gregkh@linuxfoundation.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 04, 2012 6:59 PM
> To: KY Srinivasan
> Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org; devel@linuxdriverproject.org; olaf@aepfle.de;
> apw@canonical.com; ben@decadent.org.uk; thozza@redhat.com;
> dcbw@redhat.com
> Subject: Re: [PATCH V4 05/10] Tools: hv: Add an example script to retrieve dhcp
> state
> 
> On Tue, Sep 04, 2012 at 02:46:37PM -0700, K. Y. Srinivasan wrote:
> > To keep the KVP daemon code free of distro specific details, we invoke an
> > external script to retrieve the DHCP state. This is an example script that
> > was used to test the KVP code. This script has to be implemented in a Distro
> > specific fashion. For instance on distros that ship with Network Manager
> enabled,
> > this script can be based on NM APIs.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: K. Y. Srinivasan <kys@microsoft.com>
> > Reviewed-by: Haiyang Zhang <haiyangz@microsoft.com>
> > ---
> >  tools/hv/hv_get_dhcp_info.sh |   25 +++++++++++++++++++++++++
> >  1 files changed, 25 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> >  create mode 100755 tools/hv/hv_get_dhcp_info.sh
> >
> > diff --git a/tools/hv/hv_get_dhcp_info.sh b/tools/hv/hv_get_dhcp_info.sh
> > new file mode 100755
> > index 0000000..3de4587
> > --- /dev/null
> > +++ b/tools/hv/hv_get_dhcp_info.sh
> > @@ -0,0 +1,25 @@
> > +#!/bin/bash
> > +
> > +# This example script retrieves the DHCP state of a given interface.
> > +# In the interest of keeping the KVP daemon code free of distro specific
> > +# information; the kvp daemon code invokes this external script to gather
> > +# DHCP setting for the specific interface.
> > +#
> > +# Input: Name of the interface
> > +#
> > +# Output: The script prints the string "Enabled" to stdout to indicate
> > +#	that DHCP is enabled on the interface.
> 
> What happens if DHCP is not enabled on the interface?  Shouldn't that
> also return something other than "success"?

The script is expected to write "Enabled" to stdout to indicate if DHCP is enabled; if this 
is not the case, implicitly we assume DHCP is not enabled (since this is a binary state).

Regards,

K. Y 




  reply	other threads:[~2012-09-04 23:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-09-04 21:45 [PATCH V4 00/10] Tools: hv: kvp K. Y. Srinivasan
2012-09-04 21:46 ` [PATCH V4 01/10] Tools: hv: Get rid of some unused variables K. Y. Srinivasan
2012-09-04 21:46   ` [PATCH V4 02/10] Tools: hv: Correctly type string variables K. Y. Srinivasan
2012-09-04 21:46   ` [PATCH V4 03/10] Tools: hv: Add an example script to retrieve DNS entries K. Y. Srinivasan
2012-09-04 21:46   ` [PATCH V4 04/10] Tools: hv: Gather DNS information K. Y. Srinivasan
2012-09-04 21:46   ` [PATCH V4 05/10] Tools: hv: Add an example script to retrieve dhcp state K. Y. Srinivasan
2012-09-04 22:59     ` Greg KH
2012-09-04 23:39       ` KY Srinivasan [this message]
2012-09-05  0:04         ` Greg KH
2012-09-05  0:29           ` KY Srinivasan
2012-09-05  2:25             ` KY Srinivasan
2012-09-05 19:12               ` Greg KH
2012-09-04 21:46   ` [PATCH V4 06/10] Tools: hv: Gather DHCP information K. Y. Srinivasan
2012-09-04 21:46   ` [PATCH V4 07/10] Tools: hv: Add an example script to configure an interface K. Y. Srinivasan
2012-09-04 21:46   ` [PATCH V4 08/10] Tools: hv: Implement the KVP verb - KVP_OP_SET_IP_INFO K. Y. Srinivasan
2012-09-04 21:46   ` [PATCH V4 09/10] Tools: hv: Rename the function kvp_get_ip_address() K. Y. Srinivasan
2012-09-04 21:46   ` [PATCH V4 10/10] Tools: hv: Implement the KVP verb - KVP_OP_GET_IP_INFO K. Y. Srinivasan
2012-09-05  2:39 [PATCH V4 05/10] Tools: hv: Add an example script to retrieve dhcp state K. Y. Srinivasan

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