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Re: Adding M-x iwconfig to net-utils.el

From: Yoni Rabkin
Subject: Re: Adding M-x iwconfig to net-utils.el
Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2008 06:21:02 +0200
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Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:

> Yoni Rabkin <address@hidden> writes:
>> I've added to wireless.el (a small library of mine) the ability to call
>> iwconfig diagnostically via "M-x iwconfig", as per the interface
>> net-utils.el provides to ifconfig, netstat etc.
> BTW, why does net-utils.el constantly refer to it as "ipconfig", when
> clearly it's running "ifconfig"?  Every system I've ever used has called
> it "ifconfig", so it seems very weird...

It must be a Microsoft Windows thing, since the net-utils.el code says:

(defcustom ipconfig-program
  (if (eq system-type 'windows-nt)

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