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Re: [PATCH 4/4] Allow protocol to be separated from host with a semicolo

From: Matthew Garrett
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/4] Allow protocol to be separated from host with a semicolon
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:25:22 -0800

On Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 8:15 PM, Andrei Borzenkov <address@hidden> wrote:
> 25.01.2017 07:06, Matthew Garrett пишет:
>> I don't understand - grub_net_open_real() already handles this case:
> Because bootfile from DHCP packet is not used to set device part of
> $prefix. Setting bootfile to (http,host)filename will end up with full
> prefix "(tftp,$next_ip)(http,host)base-name-of-filename". If you mean
> something different, please explain.

If prefix isn't set then won't bootfile be interpreted as the device plus file?

>> Because we ship prebuilt images but don't know what IP addresses users
>> will be using for their deployment servers.
> I can think about implementing URI parsing (somewhat in line with UEFI
> HTTPboot spec) and/or supporting partial $prefix that sets only
> protocol, something like "grub-mknetdir --prefix=(http,)", where server
> part is filled from DHCP ACK.

We need the ability to pass port as well, so that would still be insufficient.

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