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Re: [bug-inetutils] NFS server for GNU inetutils

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: [bug-inetutils] NFS server for GNU inetutils
Date: Sun, 22 Jun 2003 02:33:10 +0200
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On Mon, Jun 16, 2003 at 03:53:43AM -0700, Hisham Kotry wrote:
> --- "Alfred M. Szmidt" <address@hidden> wrote:
> >    We hope to get rid of that, ifconfig is on my
> > todo
> >    list for this summer.
> > 
> > Erm, ifconfig doesn't have non-GNU code, Marcus
> > rewrote it in
> > like 2001.
> Nevertheless, ifconfig lacks netlink support, so it'll
> need some changes to keep up with new features in
> linux and the Hurd.

It also lacks support for flags, notably UP and DOWN, for example.

It's not a finished product, but I hope to eventually get to add flag
support.  It should be possible to extend it easily, although I wonder if
_inet_ utils is really the right place if other protocols are added.


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