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From: William Hubbs <williamh@g.o>
Subject: Re: rfc: OpenRC Networking Scripts
Date: Sun, 27 May 2012 09:56:56 -0500
On Sun, May 27, 2012 at 10:49:07AM -0400, Ian Stakenvicius wrote:
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> On 26/05/12 03:40 PM, William Hubbs wrote:
> > All,
> > 
> > I realize this has been discussed and there are definite opinions
> > about which method works well. So, I want to take a different
> > approach.
> > 
> > Is there any interest in documenting and supporting newnet along
> > side oldnet as opposed to killing newnet?
> > 
> > Newnet would consist of the "network" init script to set up your 
> > loopback interface along with something like dhcpcd,
> > networkmanager, or wicd (and wpa_supplicant for wireless
> > interfaces) running in standalone mode to manage your other
> > interfaces.
> > 
> > My understanding of the way newnet works is that the big advantage
> > would come for workstations that have a simple network setup and
> > where users would want hotplugged interfaces to just work.
> > 
> > Any thoughts?
> > 
> > William
> > 
> 
> 
> Just want to point out that my hotplugged interfaces work great with
> oldnet.

Actually they don't, because we don't make or remove the net.* symlinks
in /etc/init.d for the hotplugged interfaces when the interfaces are
added or removed.

William

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