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On Sunday 13 November 2011 19:57:05 Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn wrote:
> Mike Frysinger schrieb:
> >>>>> until we have replacement for all of its tools, it's always going to
> >>>>> be there.
> >>>> After net-tools is no longer needed for basic setups (which I
> >>>> understand will be still the case after the proposed changes), why
> >>>> should it remain in the system set?
> >>> you snipped the following sentence where i explained why net-tools
> >>> can't be removed. iproute2 replaces *most* of net-tools, not *all*.
> >> And do we need *all* of net-tools for basic setups? You said that
> >> currently openrc uses the host and domain name tools, but iirc sysctl
> >> can set hostname/domainname too (note that I do not to say that using
> >> sysctl is preferable).
> > yes, host/domain names can be set through sysctl, but as you say, that
> > isn't exactly preferable, and brings its own set of troubles.
> Ok, and do you see any other parts of net-tools that are needed for
> basic setups?
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