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Re: [ITP] tftp-hpa 5.0
- From: Gernot Hillier <gernot dot hillier at siemens dot com>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2010 16:59:06 +0100
- Subject: Re: [ITP] tftp-hpa 5.0
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Ok, after you solved the IPv6 stuff, let's get back to our original test
On 17.11.2010 06:32, Charles Wilson wrote:
> 1) test the binary in IPv4 mode. e.g. drop it in place of your
> current 5.0-1 tftpd.exe and make sure it still works with your inhouse
> IPv4 clients without any trouble.
Done. Works with the patch in your last mail.
> 2) uninstall the service and re-install using the new tftpd-config
> (--standalone?). Make sure that still works (also, you probably want to
> install the test release of csih-0.9.2-1, for the complete XP64bit
Tested and found another small issue: the "--standalone" case branch has
a superfluous "shift" which breaks parsing of later params. Please remove.
And - it seems there are some ways to misspell csih_inform: :-)
/usr/bin/tftpd-config: line 175: cish_inform: command not found
/usr/bin/tftpd-config: line 176: csih_infomr: command not found
> 3) Make sure this 5.0-2-src package also rebuilds.
> 4) Plan to advertise tftp (-hpa) as "nominally" supporting IPv6 but in
> the announcement we'll say it's untested.
> 5) Don't bother to say anything about the -m remap support. AFAICT,
> it's pretty straightforward. Unless there is a giant undetected bug
> upstream, it should Just Work(tm) if anybody tries it.
Thanks for the hints!
Would you mind preparing a last package with the discussed changes, than
I could take over - or do you still have any TODOs?
> Release schedule:
> If you're happy with this, and confident that you can continue
> maintaining it from here out (don't worry; I'm not going to get hit by a
> bus -- but you'll be running point for tftp/tftpd) -- then we can plan
> the transition and rollout the new packages.
> We'll have to coordinate
> a) uploading the tftp and the updated inetutils packages, and
> b) sending the announcements of those two packages
> I'll need some time for (a) because I have to update inetutil's
> iu-config and syslog-config scripts; fortunately the major surgery --
> removing tftp/tftpd -- from inetutils is already done.
Just let me know then when you're ready.