[arch-announce] netcfg 2.6.6 release

Arch Linux: Recent news updates: Rémy Oudompheng announce at archlinux.org
Sat Aug 6 13:01:12 EDT 2011

Rémy Oudompheng wrote:

netcfg 2.6.6 has been moved to [core]. It has accumulated quite a lot of
features contributed by many people since last year's 2.5.4. Versions 2.6.1 to
2.6.6 were bugfix releases to the initial netcfg 2.6.

  * initial support for IPv6 configuration

  * more detailed wireless options (ad-hoc mode, network by BSSID)

  * more options for bridge connections

  * a ROUTES array to define custom routes in profiles

  * a configuration file /etc/conf.d/netcfg which is currently only used by net-

  * new connection types: openvpn, vlan, tuntap

  * a manpage netcfg-profiles(5) detailing available options

More details about the changes and links to the bug tracker entries can be found
in the [NEWS file][1]. Old profiles are expected to remain compatible.

Please read optional dependency list to know what to install for your particular

More features, mostly requested and contributed on the [bug tracker][2] will be
added for release 2.7. Discussion about netcfg development and features now
happens on [arch-projects][3] mailing-list. Don't hesitate to drop a mail there
if you want to participate or contribute patches.

   [1]: http://projects.archlinux.org/netcfg.git/tree/NEWS (NEWS file)

   [2]: http://bugs.archlinux.org

   [3]: mailto:arch-projects at archlinux.org

URL: http://www.archlinux.org/news/netcfg-266-release/

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