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Re: Self-Introduction: Denis Ovsienko and /etc/net project



Denis Ovsienko (linux pilot org ua) said: 
> Those who edit ifcfg-eth0 once a year will not want to learn a new way to do it.
> But those who need more than current initscripts (Ok, network part of
> initscripts) can provide, are left with rc.local and an editor. Here is a
> list of what currently /etc/net can do but initscripts can't:
> - QoS
> - inter-interface dependencies
> - configuration profiles
> - multi-host configuration
> - routing rules
> - ifrename support
> - ifplugd support
> [...]
> - EXTENSIBLE DESIGN
> 
> I (and other people) find solutions of everyday tasks with /etc/net. I don't
> want to make others think the way I do, but I need a way to give people choice
> freedom within FC. This freedom is demanded.

Generally... network-scripts will eventually go away - things will 
be moved to a framework involving NetworkManager. Hence, I don't
believe pulling in an entirely different framework in the interim
is really worth it.

Bill


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