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SubjectRE: [PATCH V3 08/14] Tools: hv: Gather DNS information
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ben Hutchings [mailto:ben@decadent.org.uk]
> Sent: Friday, August 17, 2012 1:32 PM
> To: Greg KH
> Cc: KY Srinivasan; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org; devel@linuxdriverproject.org;
> olaf@aepfle.de; apw@canonical.com
> Subject: Re: [PATCH V3 08/14] Tools: hv: Gather DNS information
>
> On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 09:51:09AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 06:32:19PM -0700, K. Y. Srinivasan wrote:
> > > Now, gather DNS information. Invoke an external script (that can be
> > > distro dependent) to gather the DNS information.
> >
> > Where is that script? Why a script, this really isn't in a standard
> > method for all Linux distros? If not, why not work to do that like the
> > freedesktop.org people have done for other system configuration items?
>
> I suggested using the Network Manager D-Bus API. That obviously
> isn't going to work everywhere, but it seems to cover the same simple
> cases that this hypervisor-guest interface allows for.

The scheme Olaf proposed, which is what I have implemented here does not
preclude using the D-BUS API in the external script.

Regards,

K. Y




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