A DNS test I want to add soon ...

Richard Sharpe realrichardsharpe at gmail.com
Fri Jun 10 21:29:10 UTC 2016

On Thu, Jun 9, 2016 at 10:14 PM, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 2016-05-25 at 08:01 -0700, Richard Sharpe wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> Attached is a blackbox test for DNS.
>> It has two tests in it that check that we can add a DNS entry and can
>> retrieve it .. and two commented out tests ...
>> Actually, it still needs some work because it needs code to check the
>> answer returned ...
>> I will try to clean it up in the coming weeks and submit it for
>> approval. It should use variables in more places and I was planning
>> to
>> also add an unprivileged account etc.
> G'Day Richard,
> We are putting in Ralph's patches, the patches to update the NS record,
> and we are looking to catch up all the other DNS patches that have not
> gone in already.
> Can you get us your current patches?

I think all the patches I have proposed have now made it into master.

> In this patch it looks OK as a first attempt, but it would need to be
> tidied up to:
>  - use correct name in Usage:
>  - remove unused variables
>  - spell comments correctly
>  - not write to /tmp/$$
>  - call net ads dns unregister
> And include the patch of net ads dns unregister of course.

No argument. And since I saw the conclusion to the issue around using
-P to update the DNS records, that becomes a non issue.

Richard Sharpe

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