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Re: Fedora (Linux) is Destroying it self



On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 21:47:18 -0700,
  Christopher Aillon <caillon redhat com> wrote:
>
> Though, if someone had come by and made a new CLI tool for managing  
> networks a few years ago, would people really decide to switch their CLI  
> tool because of it?  Would it have gotten the development and user  
> community behind it to support its development?  My guess is probably  
> not, especially given there were several CLI tools that attempted to do  
> the automation back when NM first came out.  People are picky about  
> their command line tools.  What happened happened, and probably couldn't  
> have happened any other way.

There was a change a few years ago. ip replaced ifconfig and route.
Before that ipchains was replaced by iptables.
There is an iptables replacement undergoing development now.


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