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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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