[arch-dev-public] [review] netcfg install message for initscripts 2008.03

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 18:44:58 EDT 2008

On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 4:37 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Please review and make sure I have enough information
>  ref: http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/9836
>  ------------------------------------------------------------
>  Attention netcfg users. We have revamped the network profiles
>  handling. It is no longer included as part of the initscripts package.
>  To install:
>    pacman -S netcfg
>  Please be aware that the "NETWORK_PROFILES" rc.conf variable changes
>  to "NETWORKS" as a part of this change.
>  ------------------------------------------------------------

I haven't used netcfg in ages, but do or don't you need a daemon line
for this? I don't remember one but it sounds like you do now.

Short but sweet messages are nice too, and maybe a little note that
users not using NETWORK_PROFILES need not be concerned?


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