[libvirt] [PATCH] network: write both lo and lo0 in dnsmasq configuration

Martin Kletzander mkletzan at redhat.com
Wed Dec 28 22:12:36 UTC 2016

On Thu, Dec 22, 2016 at 08:46:55PM +0100, Andrea Bolognani wrote:
>On Tue, 2016-12-06 at 09:41 +0100, Martin Kletzander wrote:
>> > When generating a new configuration for dnsmasq, add except-interface
>> > for both lo and lo0: this should make sure the configuration works,
>> > and is always the same for every supported OS.
>>>> > Adjust the data of networkxml2conftest to reflect the new dnsmasq
>> > configuration, making networkxml2conftest pass on non-Linux OSes.
>> Just so I know the reasoning behind this.  Is this only because of the
>> test suite failing?  Or are we trying to fix some problem with it?
>> Can't we get the interface name programmatically and then use that
>> value?  Not that I'd be running around adding bridges with name == "lo0"
>> in libvirt's networks, but still...  It would feel cleaner.
>I think it's just because of the test case, which by the way
>is still failing on FreeBSD.
>I've just posted an alternative approach that, while quite
>possibly not the cleanest out there, at least doesn't require
>us to bend the library code proper to the test suite needs:
>  https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2016-December/msg01123.html

Me too:


>Feedback is welcome :)

Same here.

>Andrea Bolognani / Red Hat / Virtualization
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