Patchwork qemuimage-testlib-pythonhelper: Make the process detection more strict

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Submitter Richard Purdie
Date April 25, 2013, 10:15 a.m.
Message ID <1366884926.29677.1.camel@ted>
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Permalink /patch/48859/
State Accepted
Commit 7b43151bb073f1f6f1fa5a31447b742127060909
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Richard Purdie - April 25, 2013, 10:15 a.m.
Old versions of ldd (2.11) as run on some of the autobuilders end up running
commands like "LD_xxxx qemu-system-xxx" which this process detection code
would pick up and result in the wrong PID for qemu.

This changes the code to check for "192.168" in the command so we know
we're getting the correct one. This is less than ideal however we're
running out of options and resolves false negatives we see on the

Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <>


diff --git a/scripts/qemuimage-testlib-pythonhelper b/scripts/qemuimage-testlib-pythonhelper
index 4e6432b..6435dd8 100755
--- a/scripts/qemuimage-testlib-pythonhelper
+++ b/scripts/qemuimage-testlib-pythonhelper
@@ -54,9 +54,10 @@  if options.findqemu:
     #print "Children matching %s:" % str(parents)
     for p in parents:
         # Need to be careful here since runqemu-internal runs "ldd qemu-system-xxxx"
+        # Also, old versions of ldd (2.11) run "LD_XXXX qemu-system-xxxx"
         basecmd = commands[p].split()[0]
         basecmd = os.path.basename(basecmd)
-        if "qemu-system" in basecmd:
+        if "qemu-system" in basecmd and "192.168" in commands[p]:
             print p