[git commit] udhcpc: don't exit after backgrounding on -n -b

Denys Vlasenko vda.linux at googlemail.com
Wed Feb 27 07:27:47 UTC 2019


commit: https://git.busybox.net/busybox/commit/?id=87e216294af9eec39c0c1d553555f8a98c15db38
branch: https://git.busybox.net/busybox/commit/?id=refs/heads/master

Currently, running "udhcpc -n -b" causes udhcpc to go to background and
then exit after some time unless a lease is obtained.

It's not very useful to do so
as the calling process doesn't know
if the lease was obtained or not anyway.

The code actually tries to favor "-b" over "-n",
but doesn't clear "-n" flag while clearing "-b" after backgrounding.

So, clear "-n" flag after going into background.
This effectively makes "-b" override "-n" completely
and "-n -b" behave the same as "-b".

This allows to override default "-n" option, passed to udhcpc by ifupdown,
without recompiling busybox.

URL: https://bugs.busybox.net/11691

Signed-off-by: Andrey Mazo <ahippo at yandex.com>
Signed-off-by: Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux at googlemail.com>
---
 networking/udhcp/d6_dhcpc.c | 8 +++++++-
 networking/udhcp/dhcpc.c    | 8 +++++++-
 2 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/networking/udhcp/d6_dhcpc.c b/networking/udhcp/d6_dhcpc.c
index 38c91cbb4..8a4a4b7a5 100644
--- a/networking/udhcp/d6_dhcpc.c
+++ b/networking/udhcp/d6_dhcpc.c
@@ -1370,7 +1370,13 @@ int udhcpc6_main(int argc UNUSED_PARAM, char **argv)
 					bb_error_msg("no lease, forking to background");
 					client_background();
 					/* do not background again! */
-					opt = ((opt & ~OPT_b) | OPT_f);
+					opt = ((opt & ~(OPT_b|OPT_n)) | OPT_f);
+					/* ^^^ also disables -n (-b takes priority over -n):
+					 * ifup's default udhcpc options are -R -n,
+					 * and users want to be able to add -b
+					 * (in a config file) to make it background
+					 * _and not exit_.
+					 */
 				} else
 #endif
 				if (opt & OPT_n) { /* abort if no lease */
diff --git a/networking/udhcp/dhcpc.c b/networking/udhcp/dhcpc.c
index d491e8906..e2fb18aba 100644
--- a/networking/udhcp/dhcpc.c
+++ b/networking/udhcp/dhcpc.c
@@ -1484,7 +1484,13 @@ int udhcpc_main(int argc UNUSED_PARAM, char **argv)
 					bb_error_msg("no lease, forking to background");
 					client_background();
 					/* do not background again! */
-					opt = ((opt & ~OPT_b) | OPT_f);
+					opt = ((opt & ~(OPT_b|OPT_n)) | OPT_f);
+					/* ^^^ also disables -n (-b takes priority over -n):
+					 * ifup's default udhcpc options are -R -n,
+					 * and users want to be able to add -b
+					 * (in a config file) to make it background
+					 * _and not exit_.
+					 */
 				} else
 #endif
 				if (opt & OPT_n) { /* abort if no lease */


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