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Re: [Libvir] netcat "-U" option



On Fri, Nov 23, 2007 at 02:13:16PM +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> Daniel Veillard wrote:
> >On Fri, Nov 23, 2007 at 01:50:47PM +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> >>Debian ship a completely different version of netcat from Fedora.  Not 
> >>just a different version, but it appears to be a different codebase.
> >>
> >>Debian's netcat doesn't support the (very useful) -U option, so this 
> >>code fails in src/remote_internal.c:
> >>
> >>        cmd_argv[j++] = strdup (command);
> >>//.....
> >>        cmd_argv[j++] = strdup (server);
> >>        cmd_argv[j++] = strdup (netcat ? netcat : "nc");
> >>        cmd_argv[j++] = strdup ("-U");
> >>        cmd_argv[j++] = strdup (sockname ? sockname : 
> >>LIBVIRTD_PRIV_UNIX_SOCKET);
> >>        cmd_argv[j++] = 0;
> >>
> >>As a result of this remote-over-ssh fails on Debian.  I'm not completely 
> >>sure how to solve this at the moment.  If anyone has any ideas ...
> >
> >  Hum even if we find a workaround it will require something like
> >a test in configure. Can we open a bugzilla about this, as I'm afraid
> >it may take a bit to resolve correctly,
> 
> Yes, sure.  I should have done that actually, but days of wrestling with 
> Windows has left me with a rather short temper :-)

  Avoid Windows, and relax :-)
  Still if someone has an idea on how to workaround this (for the record
-U is the option used to direct netcat/nc to use Unix domain sockets).

> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=396761

  Thanks !

Daniel

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