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Re: [virt-tools-list] [PATCH 2/6] IPv6 support: update gui python processing

On 03/27/2013 05:06 PM, Gene Czarcinski wrote:
> On 03/26/2013 06:32 PM, Cole Robinson wrote:
>> Please squash this patch together with patch #1, the UI changes aren't much
>> useful in isolation.
> Done
>> Also, for testing UI it's quite useful to use the libvirt test driver if you
>> haven't:
>> ./virt-manager --connect test:///`pwd`/tests/testdriver.xml
>> The UI has a couple quirks:
>> - There's a separator between the IPv4 config and IPv6 config, I'd remove it.
>> - Please hide the entire IPv6 frame if the network doesn't have any IPv6 bits.
>> This is similar to how the interface details panel works. The testdriver
>> should help show all the interface details bits
> I have done it but I am not sure I agree.  If no IPv4 network address
> specified, then IPv4 frame is not displayed.  If no IPv6 address is specified,
> then the IPv6 frame is not displayed.  IPv4 forwarding moved to the basic
> frame and IPv6 forwarding was added. Also added was the DNS Domain Name if it
> is specified.  Also, the Route-Via is now hidden if none is specified.
> Be careful of what you ask for, you may get more than you wanted.

Indeed the pre-existing layout wasn't perfect either and should have been more
like the interface details page. I'll just have to see it to understand.

>> - If you have a suite of networks you are using to test the UI, please also
>> add them to tests/testdriver.xml so I can use them as well. It's as simple as
>> just copy+pasting the entire <network> XML into that file, in the same section
>> as the rest of the <network> instances.
> I have about six network definitions that I will be adding to testdriver.xml
> as a separate patch file.  These pretty much cover the various parameters.
> I ran the test and something flashed by but I am not sure what that tells me.

Those tests only test virtinst code which your patches don't touch. Well, I
guess the testdriver.xml changes could possibly have side effects, but don't
worry about it for now.


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