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[bug#30734] [PATCH core-updates 3/3] gnu: net-tools: Don't install 'ifco

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: [bug#30734] [PATCH core-updates 3/3] gnu: net-tools: Don't install 'ifconfig'.
Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:22:36 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.3 (gnu/linux)

Marius Bakke <address@hidden> skribis:

> Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:


>> Sure, either that or rename it to “” (I think Debian
>> sometimes does things like this.)
>> But, isc-dhcp depends on net-tools, and it might have scripts that
>> depend on its ifconfig, for instance.  Same for virtuoso-ose, isc-bind,
>> iodine, and more.
>> So all in all, your suggestion may be safer, though we should check
>> whether these things break.
> I like renaming it better than moving to 'sbin'.  I'll try out some of
> the dependent packages and see what needs to be done.  Would it be okay
> to switch to GNU Inetutils for those that require 'ifconfig'?

Sure.  I think we’ll have to actually run the those tools (isc-dhcp,
etc.) to check whether their scripts work well with GNU ifconfig, though.


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