[Chilli] chilli issues
david at coova.com
Thu Jun 3 04:36:20 UTC 2010
> * if you run multiple instance of chilli they happily all use the same
> ipc file without giving any warning, with bad results
Don't do that..
> * if you configure the ipc filename with a full path, like you do for
> all other filename options, the option is silently ignored
Then fix the config...
> * if the ethers file contains a comment or anything else the parser does
> not like you get a single message in the debug output and the file is
> otherwise silently ignored
Thanks for the patch.
> * I thought there was an option to use an ethers file and automatically
> authenticate all MAC addresses in it. Currently you have to fake this
> by listing the MAC address in macallowed and in a users file with a
> dummy password (and in ethers as well if you want a static IP). This
> is awkward
Not a feature, use MAC authentication.
> * I have been completely unable to get MAC auth working using
> macallowed and a users file and had to resorting to a script to run
> a bunch of chilli_query commands on startup.
Use RADIUS (though the users file should work too).
> * if you do "chilli_query list -s <socket>" you get the output from all
> chilli instances on a server without any kind of warning or header
> indicating you are looking at multiple servers at once. This had me
> extremely confused for a while.
The socket option has to come first, in fact it can optionally be the
first argument too (as in "chilli_query /path/to/socket list"
> I suspect most if not all of these are easy to fix. I've already taken a
> stab at handling comments in the ethers file (commited, but untested
> since I ran out of time). I'm hoping David can follow up on the others.
I'm busy too, but will review your changes. Patches are welcome,
especially the tested kind.
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