[ovs-discuss] OVS-Bugtool plugins

Guru Shetty guru at ovn.org
Wed Nov 15 17:39:02 UTC 2017


On 15 November 2017 at 01:17, Dávid Patrik Pintér <
david.patrik.pinter at ericsson.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
>
> I have a question about the OVS-Bugtool plugins:
> What's the actual benefit of using bash scripts for calling single line
> shell commands:
> https://github.com/openvswitch/ovs/blob/master/utilities/bugtool/ovs-bu
> gtool-bond-show
> https://github.com/openvswitch/ovs/blob/master/utilities/bugtool/ovs-bu
> gtool-cfm-show
> etc… ?
>

No benefits that I remember of. There must have been a couple of shell
scripts out there and when devs added new features, they saw it and simply
added new scripts.


>
> For example, why not use:
> <command label="ovs-appctl-cfm-show" filters="ovs">ovs-appctl
> cfm/show</command>
> instead of:
> <command label="ovs-appctl-cfm-show"
> filters="ovs">/usr/share/openvswitch/scripts/ovs-bugtool-cfm-
> show</command>
> in:
> https://github.com/openvswitch/ovs/blob/master/utilities/bugtool/plugin
> s/network-status/openvswitch.xml
> ?
>
> Thank you!
> David
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