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Re: about ifconfig

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: about ifconfig
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2001 00:27:49 +0100
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On Thu, Feb 22, 2001 at 01:28:07PM +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Feb 22, Marcus Brinkmann <address@hidden> wrote:
>  >5. We will need to think about protocol families. ifconfig is the first
>  >utility in the set that could be useful for many protocol families. At least
>  >IPv6 we will have to address at some time. I don't know the issues at all.
> Configuring IPv6 interfaces and tunnels is way easier with iproute, I
> suggest you don't waste your time on features nobody will use.

Thanks for pointing this out. However, it remains to be seen how IPv6 will
work on the GNU system (the Hurd), as it is not yet implemented ;).

How is IPv6 handled on other systems? Do they have iproute as well?


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