[arch-dev-public] iproute2 to base

Gaetan Bisson bisson at archlinux.org
Tue Oct 16 09:23:55 EDT 2012

[2012-10-16 10:51:34 +0200] Thomas Bächler:
> There should be some basic network configuration facility installed by
> default. I feel that adding both netcfg and iproute to base is the right
> thing to do, but wireless should be optional.
> I removed wpa_supplicant because it was incredibly inconsistent to have
> it, but not netcfg. Now they switched roles.
> I am fine with add wpa_supplicant, iw and crda to base if we really want
> wireless support installed by default.

Wireless has become widespread to the point that it's all you have in
certain places such as airport or hotels. So, yes, in my opinion
wireless connectivity tools really do belong in base.

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