[ovs-dev] [PATCH v2] ovn-nbctl: Fix the ovn-nbctl test "LBs - daemon" which fails during rpm build
blp at ovn.org
Tue Oct 23 16:50:12 UTC 2018
On Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 09:49:15AM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 11:48:58AM +0530, nusiddiq at redhat.com wrote:
> > From: Numan Siddique <nusiddiq at redhat.com>
> > The test "ovn-nbctl: LBs - daemon" fails when it runs the command
> > "ovn-nbctl lb-add lb0 18.104.22.168a 192.168.10.10:80,192.168.10.20:80". ovn-nbctl
> > extracts the vip by calling the socket util function 'inet_parse_active()',
> > and this function blocks when it calls dns_resolve(). It blocks because
> > networking is disabled with mock rpm build. Why dns_resolve() blocks, needs
> > to be investigated and fixed there. But to unblock this issue quickly, this
> > patch provides a fix in OVS itself.
> > This patch adds a new function - inet_parse_active_address_and_port() which
> > expects IP:[port] address in the 'target_' argument and disables resolving
> > the host.
> > This new function is now used in ovn-northd, ovn-nbctl and ovn-trace. It is fine
> > to use this function as load balancer VIP cannot be a hostname.
> > Reported-by: Timothy Redaelli <tredaelli at redhat.com>
> > Reported-at: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1641672
> > Tested-by: Timothy Redaelli <tredaelli at redhat.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Numan Siddique <nusiddiq at redhat.com>
> > ---
> > v1 -> v2
> > -------
> > * Addressed review comments from Mark
> > - Updated the documentation of the inet_parse_active()
> > - Used the new function inet_parse_active_address_and_port()
> > in ovn-trace
> I don't understand the function naming here. Why would one expect a
> function with the name inet_parse_active_address_and_port() to not
> accept DNS names whereas the function inet_parse_active() does?
Also why can't we investigate why dns_resolve() blocks?
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