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authorHarald Welte <laforge@osmocom.org>2020-12-10 10:32:25 +0100
committerHarald Welte <laforge@osmocom.org>2020-12-10 11:17:14 +0100
commite5e69dc73ecd8b0e6f99b4ab2f0cbb9766eeba5c (patch)
tree0d3dc4bdc74691c1b85237c2aa18a1d3c4e6637b /openbsc/src
parent69ab2584e64077b8e083490e9a32fe00a7e1f762 (diff)
Add very clear obsolescence / unmaintained warnings
* add messages at start-up and to the VTY * users must explicitly confirm they want to run osmo-nitb Change-Id: I5d5c0ff386dbc2e7b7dd02d6c33d1f9fec70707b
Diffstat (limited to 'openbsc/src')
-rw-r--r--openbsc/src/libcommon/bsc_version.c9
-rw-r--r--openbsc/src/osmo-nitb/bsc_hack.c28
2 files changed, 36 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/openbsc/src/libcommon/bsc_version.c b/openbsc/src/libcommon/bsc_version.c
index f0369bffe..9111a0eb1 100644
--- a/openbsc/src/libcommon/bsc_version.c
+++ b/openbsc/src/libcommon/bsc_version.c
@@ -19,12 +19,19 @@
#include "../../bscconfig.h"
+#define DIVIDER "======================================================================\r\n"
const char *openbsc_copyright =
"Copyright (C) 2008-2016 Harald Welte, Holger Freyther\r\n"
"Contributions by Daniel Willmann, Jan Lübbe, Stefan Schmidt\r\n"
"Dieter Spaar, Andreas Eversberg, Sylvain Munaut, Neels Hofmeyr\r\n\r\n"
"License AGPLv3+: GNU AGPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/agpl-3.0.html>\r\n"
"This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.\r\n"
- "There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.\r\n";
+ "There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.\r\n" DIVIDER
+ "WARNING: You should not run osmo-nitb except for archaeological purpose.\r\n"
+ "It is ancient, unmaintained and obsolete for several years. But you seem\r\n"
+ "to insist on using obsolete and known-broken software that ignores years \r\n"
+ "of hard development work. That's your choice, but you have been warned.\r\n"
+ "DON'T EVER BOTHER THE DEVELOPERS IF YOU ENCOUNTER PROBLEMS WITH IT!!!\r\n"
+ "See https://osmocom.org/projects/cellular-infrastructure/wiki/Osmocom_Network_In_The_Box\r\n" DIVIDER;
diff --git a/openbsc/src/osmo-nitb/bsc_hack.c b/openbsc/src/osmo-nitb/bsc_hack.c
index 4950f4ca9..9ce5e124a 100644
--- a/openbsc/src/osmo-nitb/bsc_hack.c
+++ b/openbsc/src/osmo-nitb/bsc_hack.c
@@ -65,6 +65,7 @@ extern const char *openbsc_copyright;
static int daemonize = 0;
static const char *mncc_sock_path = NULL;
static int use_db_counter = 1;
+static bool yes_i_really_want = false;
/* timer to store statistics */
#define DB_SYNC_INTERVAL 60, 0
@@ -115,6 +116,7 @@ static void handle_options(int argc, char **argv)
while (1) {
int option_index = 0, c;
static struct option long_options[] = {
+ {"yes-i-really-want-to-run-prehistoric-software", 0, 0, 0},
{"help", 0, 0, 'h'},
{"debug", 1, 0, 'd'},
{"daemonize", 0, 0, 'D'},
@@ -139,6 +141,10 @@ static void handle_options(int argc, char **argv)
break;
switch (c) {
+ case 0:
+ if (option_index == 0)
+ yes_i_really_want = true;
+ break;
case 'h':
print_usage();
print_help();
@@ -282,6 +288,28 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)
/* Parse options */
handle_options(argc, argv);
+#define DIVIDER "======================================================================\n"
+ if (!yes_i_really_want) {
+ fprintf(stderr, DIVIDER
+ "ERROR: You should not run osmo-nitb. It is ancient, unmaintained and\n"
+ "obsolete for several years. If you really want to ignore years of hard work on\n"
+ "the new post-NITB stack (osmo-bsc, osmo-mgw, osmo-msc, osmo-hlr, osmo-stp),\n"
+ "you may ues the '--yes-i-really-want-to-run-prehistoric-software' command line\n"
+ "argument. DON'T EVER BOTHER THE DEVELOPERS IF YOU ENCOUNTER PROBLEMS WITH IT!!!\n"
+ "Use https://osmocom.org/projects/cellular-infrastructure/wiki/Osmocom_Network_In_The_Box\n"
+ DIVIDER);
+ exit(2);
+ } else {
+ fprintf(stderr, DIVIDER
+ "WARNING: You should not run osmo-nitb except for archaeological purpose.\n"
+ "It is ancient, unmaintained and obsolete for several years. But you seem\n"
+ "to insist on using obsolete and known-broken software that ignores years \n"
+ "of hard development work. That's your choice, but you have been warned.\n"
+ "DON'T EVER BOTHER THE DEVELOPERS IF YOU ENCOUNTER PROBLEMS WITH IT!!!\n"
+ "Use https://osmocom.org/projects/cellular-infrastructure/wiki/Osmocom_Network_In_The_Box\n"
+ DIVIDER);
+ }
+
/* Allocate global gsm_network struct; choose socket/internal MNCC */
rc = bsc_network_alloc(mncc_sock_path?
mncc_sock_from_cc : int_mncc_recv);