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

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: Adding M-x iwconfig to net-utils.el
Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2008 13:27:09 +0900

Yoni Rabkin <address@hidden> writes:
>> 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)
>       "ipconfig"
>     "ifconfig")

Yuck...  Emacs shouldn't be using windows-influenced names, I think.


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