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Subject: Re: [MTT users] Patch for whatami (new sles10 lsb-release fileformat)
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-01-05 19:36:06


Ethan -- did we ever reply to Brian about this?

Do you have any thoughts on the issue?

On Nov 7, 2008, at 3:07 PM, Brian Elliott Finley wrote:

> Well, we don't want to be changing the results that folks are already
> relying on, but it looks like we are.
>
> The benefit in putting the lsb test at the top is that most new and
> future distros can be identified by that.
>
> But, it looks like the safest thing to do is to put it at the bottom.
> Unfortunately, that means that we have to run through all the other
> tests, which will not match, for all future distros. Maybe it happens
> so fast, even with the extra tests, that it's not worth worrying
> about.
>
> Options:
> a) Just put the lsb tests at the end (more computer effort over time)
> b) Put the lsb tests in the middle, after distro tests that are
> already defined, but that we know also have lsb info (more people
> effort)
> c) I don't think leaving as is is an option, because if someone
> updates to the latest version of whatami, it may break existing tests
> they depend on.
>
> I'm leaning towards a).
>
> Thoughts?
>
> -Brian
>
>
> Jeff Squyres wrote:
>> Ditto:
>>
>> [8:23] svbu-mpi:~/svn/mtt % ./client/whatami/whatami
>> linux-RedHatEnterpriseAS_4-x86_64
>>
>>
>> On Nov 7, 2008, at 11:16 AM, Ethan Mallove wrote:
>>
>>> On Thu, Nov/06/2008 04:24:15PM, Jeff Squyres wrote:
>>>> Thanks Brian. Ethan -- if it works for you, can you pull down a
>>>> new
>>>> version and commit to MTT's SVN?
>>>
>>> Done.
>>>
>>> I get "linux-RedHatEnterpriseServer_5-ia32", instead of
>>> "linux-rhel5-ia32" now. I guess I sort of prefer the short
>>> version. Oh well.
>>>
>>> -Ethan
>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Nov 6, 2008, at 3:19 PM, Brian Elliott Finley wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> All,
>>>>>
>>>>> I've committed a new version that includes the version referenced
>>>>> below,
>>>>> and changed the $() to ``.
>>>>>
>>>>> Cheers, -Brian
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Tim Mattox wrote:
>>>>>> The 2008.10.31 version that Jeff forwarded works fine on SLES9
>>>>>> PPC64.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 2008/10/31 Jeff Squyres <jsquyres_at_[hidden]>:
>>>>>>> Sorry; my stupid mailer didn't display it as an attachment
>>>>>>> when I
>>>>>>> forwarded.
>>>>>>> Try this.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Oct 31, 2008, at 1:56 PM, Ethan Mallove wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On Fri, Oct/31/2008 01:01:02PM, Jeff Squyres wrote:
>>>>>>>>> Re-sending to the MTT list, because I think our listserver
>>>>>>>>> will
>>>>>>>>> automatically block Brian (I'll add him to the whitelist for
>>>>>>>>> future
>>>>>>>>> posts!).
>>>>>>>> I'm getting a syntax error:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> $ whatami
>>>>>>>> whatami: syntax error at line 149: `DISTRIB_ID=$' unexpected
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Not sure if I'm doing a bad copy/paste out of my mail
>>>>>>>> client. Jeff, can you send the new whatami script as an
>>>>>>>> attachment?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>> Jeff Squyres
>>>>>>> Cisco Systems
>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Brian Elliott Finley
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>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Jeff Squyres
>>>> Cisco Systems
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>
> --
> Brian Elliott Finley
> CIS / Argonne National Laboratory
> Office: 630.252.4742
> Mobile: 630.631.6621

-- 
Jeff Squyres
Cisco Systems