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RE: [email@example.com: Re: [LTP] 2 commands (mkfifo & growfiles) in fs fail]
Yes, the script works just fine. Thanks!
I also found one other thing in the fs command examples:
The last command, iogen01 fails because of the pipe into doio within the
command line. I moved this, too, into a script and it works just fine now.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of
Sent: Tuesday, January 09, 2001 12:24 PM
Subject: [firstname.lastname@example.org: Re: [LTP] 2 commands (mkfifo & growfiles) in
Oops, I just realized I didn't send this to the list.
----- Forwarded message from Nathan Straz <email@example.com> -----
Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2001 16:09:47 -0600
From: Nathan Straz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: cheryl benek <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: [LTP] 2 commands (mkfifo & growfiles) in fs fail
On Mon, Jan 08, 2001 at 04:05:54PM -0500, cheryl benek wrote:
> When running ltp for the first time, I noticed that it failed on the
> line from the fs command examples: "mkfifo gffifo17; growfiles -b -e
1 -u -i
> 0 -L 30 gffifo17" complaining "mkfifo: invalid option -- b". It doesn't
> appear that pan handles multiple commands like that. Am I correct?
Yes, you're right. Pan reads in the line, splits it up into works and
runs the command with execvp(). What we should have done was throw the
two commands in a shell script like so:
growfiles -b -e 1 -u -i 0 -L 30 gffifo17
and add that to the pan file.
Using system() might allow such lines to work, but I didn't think of it
when I was cleaning up the code. It would be nice to add lines like
that to pan file so you don't have to have a bunch of little wrapper
scripts laying around. If I get some free time I may look into it. If
you beat me to it, please post a patch. :)
Now I think I'll find a paper bag to put over my head.
Nate Straz firstname.lastname@example.org
sgi, inc http://www.sgi.com/
Linux Test Project http://oss.sgi.com/projects/ltp/
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