[ovs-dev] [PATCH 0/2] ovs-appctl Changes

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Thu Sep 17 02:59:57 UTC 2009

Justin Pettit <jpettit at nicira.com> writes:

> This is an attempt to make ovs-appctl a bit easier to use.  Requiring
> the user to type in the full path can be a bit cumbersome.  In most
> installs, this commit will allow the user to just specify the daemon 
> name.  I'm not sure if "-d" and "--daemon" are the correct ways to
> specify this, since I tend to think of "-d" as meaning enable debugging.
> I don't suppose it matters that much.  

Great idea, I've been meaning to do this for some time.

I was thinking about making the semantics exactly match those of
the --target option to ovs-vsctl, though.  Does that make sense
to you?

> I think the existing "-t" and "--target" options would be
> better renamed "-s" and "--socket" or something similar, but I
> didn't want to break any existing scripts.  However, if there
> are no complaints, I'd be happy to make the change.

I like "target".  Can you explain why "socket" is better?

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