Meenakshi,

The TFTP command is outside the UEFI Shell specification, therefore it is 
included as a DynamicCommand, not a command built into the shell itself.

I a little confused by your last sentence.  Do you want to send a new patch? or 
do you have a branch to pick changes from ?

-Jaben


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Meenakshi Aggarwal [mailto:meenakshi.aggar...@nxp.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 1:43 AM
> To: Leif Lindholm <leif.lindh...@linaro.org>; Ni, Ruiyu <ruiyu...@intel.com>
> Cc: ard.biesheu...@linaro.org; Ye, Ting <ting...@intel.com>; edk2-
> de...@lists.01.org; Carsey, Jaben <jaben.car...@intel.com>; Fu, Siyuan
> <siyuan...@intel.com>; Udit Kumar <udit.ku...@nxp.com>
> Subject: RE: [PATCH] Tftp assert fix for openfile failure case
> Importance: High
> 
> Hi,
> 
> As per commit 0961002352e9115b72f544dded239ad226efe87b
> 
> Tftp command will be maintained to extend internal commands and
> 
> ShellPkg/DynamicCommand/TftpDynamicCommand/Tftp.c
> 
> Looks like a copy of ShellPkg/Library/UefiShellTftpCommandLib/Tftp.c
> 
> So, below fix is needed in this case as well.
> 
> Please suggest, so we can send the updated patch [incorporating Leif's
> comments]
> 
> 
> Thanks,
> Meenakshi
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: edk2-devel [mailto:edk2-devel-boun...@lists.01.org] On Behalf Of
> > Udit Kumar
> > Sent: Thursday, November 09, 2017 10:13 AM
> > To: Leif Lindholm <leif.lindh...@linaro.org>
> > Cc: ruiyu...@intel.com; ard.biesheu...@linaro.org; ting...@intel.com;
> edk2-
> > de...@lists.01.org; jaben.car...@intel.com; siyuan...@intel.com
> > Subject: Re: [edk2] [PATCH] Tftp assert fix for openfile failure case
> >
> >
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Leif Lindholm [mailto:leif.lindh...@linaro.org]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, November 08, 2017 8:52 PM
> > > To: Udit Kumar <udit.ku...@nxp.com>
> > > Cc: Vabhav Sharma <vabhav.sha...@nxp.com>; edk2-
> de...@lists.01.org;
> > > ruiyu...@intel.com; jaben.car...@intel.com; ard.biesheu...@linaro.org;
> > > siyuan...@intel.com; ting...@intel.com
> > > Subject: Re: [PATCH] Tftp assert fix for openfile failure case
> > >
> > > On Wed, Nov 08, 2017 at 05:15:49AM +0000, Udit Kumar wrote:
> > > > > > diff --git a/ShellPkg/Library/UefiShellTftpCommandLib/Tftp.c
> > > > > > b/ShellPkg/Library/UefiShellTftpCommandLib/Tftp.c
> > > > > > index fbde3bf..6425fc5 100755
> > > > > > --- a/ShellPkg/Library/UefiShellTftpCommandLib/Tftp.c
> > > > > > +++ b/ShellPkg/Library/UefiShellTftpCommandLib/Tftp.c
> > > > > > @@ -509,6 +509,7 @@ ShellCommandRunTftp (
> > > > > >        );
> > > > > >        goto NextHandle;
> > > > >
> > > > > Wow, a goto in a foor loop in a 320-line function.
> > > > > What could possibly go wrong?
> > > >
> > > > Instead of being on some volume, if you are on Shell.
> > > > Then file open will fail.
> > >
> > > Sure. The above was a snarky comment on the state of the existing code.
> > >
> > > > > >      }
> > > > > > +    DataSize = FileSize;
> > > > > >
> > > > > >      Status = DownloadFile (Mtftp4, RemoteFilePath,
> > > > > > AsciiRemoteFilePath,
> > > > > FileSize, BlockSize, &Data);
> > > > > >      if (EFI_ERROR (Status)) {
> > > > > > @@ -539,7 +540,6 @@ ShellCommandRunTftp (
> > > > > >        goto NextHandle;
> > > > > >      }
> > > > > >
> > > > > > -    DataSize = FileSize;
> > > > > >      Status = ShellWriteFile (FileHandle, &FileSize, Data);
> > > > > >      if (!EFI_ERROR (Status)) {
> > > > > >        ShellStatus = SHELL_SUCCESS;
> > > > > > --
> > > > > > 1.9.1
> > > > >
> > > > > So, a wider question:
> > > > > This shell command was introduced in the heyday of "let's
> > > > > reimplement U-Boot in the EDK2 tree". Mainly, from my impression, it
> > > > > seems to be used in order that people don't need to learn how boot
> > > > > managers and device paths work.
> > > >
> > > > When you say about complete boot, then this may not be useful.
> > > >
> > > > > Am I being too harsh?
> > > > > Are there practical uses for this?
> > > >
> > > > For doing some sort of unit testing of given interface. I found this
> > > > useful. During development, this is useful to transfer generic file to
> > > > development board.
> > >
> > > OK, I can see how it could be useful.
> > > My opposition is based on three things:
> > > 1) people _are_ trying to use it for boot
> >
> > I agree with this, please see my previous comments,
> > ' When you say about complete boot, then this may not be useful.'
> >
> > > 2) not a command described by UEFI Shell spec, but I keep seeing
> > >    platforms including it even in RELEASE builds (most likely because 1)
> > > 3) code quality/maintainability
> >
> > > > > If the code is to be kept, I think (from a quick glance) that I
> > > > > would also like to see
> > > > >   *Data = NULL
> > > > > in the error path of DownloadFile().
> > >
> > > OK, so we don't need to drop it right now, but what's your take on this
> > > comment?
> >
> > I am fine, if you prefer to remove this then we will develop some test
> > application
> > for unit tests.
> > In case, we need to maintain this piece of code then above needs to fix as
> > well.
> >
> >
> > > /
> > >     Leif
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