[ovs-dev] [PATCH] tests: Fix test that tests if the system doesn't support IPv6

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Thu Jun 14 20:47:27 UTC 2018

On Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 01:15:35PM +0200, Timothy Redaelli wrote:
> Currently if IPv6 is globally disabled (net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6=1) or
> if IPv6 is disabled on loopback interface (net.ipv6.conf.lo.disable_ipv6=1)
> the check doesn't work since no interface have ::1 and EADDRNOTAVAIL is
> returned.
> This causes a Python exception to be printed, like this:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<string>", line 6, in <module>
>   File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/socket.py", line 228, in meth
>     return getattr(self._sock,name)(*args)
> socket.error: [Errno 99] Cannot assign requested address
> In this case HAVE_IPV6 is not set and all IPv6 tests fails.
> This commit fixes the problem by check also for EADDRNOTAVAIL.
> CC: Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org>
> Fixes: 5c1d812d7fb3 ("tests: Avoid printing Python exception for hosts without IPv6 support.")
> Signed-off-by: Timothy Redaelli <tredaelli at redhat.com>

Thanks a lot.

I applied this to master.

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