[pve-devel] [PATCH manager v2 1/2] gui: lxc/Network: add a virtual 'none' option

Dominik Csapak d.csapak at proxmox.com
Mon Feb 10 12:12:33 CET 2020

On 2/10/20 11:20 AM, Thomas Lamprecht wrote:
> On 2/5/20 12:00 PM, Dominik Csapak wrote:
>> sometimes, if users do not want a ipv4/6 address, they set the network mode
>> to 'dhcp' instead of 'static' (with no ip set), in believe
>> this will result in no ip
>> in reality, often no ipv6 dhcp server exists in the environment, and
>> the container start stalls for ~5min trying to get a ipv6
>> to improve ux, add the option 'none', which functionally is the same
>> as having selected 'static' with no ip set, and simultaniously
>> make the ip required
>> Signed-off-by: Dominik Csapak <d.csapak at proxmox.com>
>> ---
>> changes from v1:
>> * make 'static' default for new nics (e.g. in the wizard)
>> * rename none4/6 to noIPv4/6Addr
>> * remove unnecessary comments
>> * use NoneText (this requires a new widget-toolkit with my other patch
>>    applied)
> So, was about to applied it and tried it a bit out, which got me thinking a bit.
> I'm not really sure anymore if this is the best approach.
> Why don't we just use a sane emptyText for the "none" case.
> This avoids two additional radio buttons (cluttering) while giving a user the
> same feedback. Maybe, "No Address"?
> What do you think?

mhmm.. yes would also work of course, altough it does not make the
distinction as clear as a seperate option (but i think its enough)
i'll send a v3 with an empty text

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