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Re: Fedora (Linux) is Destroying it self



On Thu, 2009-05-14 at 00:40 -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> 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.

Er, it did? I'm still using ifconfig and route. They appear to work. :)
The joys of backwards compatibility!
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