[arch-dev-public] [arch-projects] [netctl] News draft
bluewind at xinu.at
Mon Apr 8 13:42:16 EDT 2013
On 08.04.2013 09:40, Jouke Witteveen wrote:
> I am very happy with this one. Lets move! Don't forget that openresolv
> needs to move as well if we aim for [core] (which I think we do).
I've moved openresolv to [core], I'll move netctl tomorrow and post the
news unless anyone objects.
> When will we drop netfg? No one has expressed any interest in
> maintaining it.
If anyone wants it, please adopt in archweb, otherwise I'll drop it to
AUR in 3 weeks. If a TU wants it, please ask me to move it.
News draft below:
> I've got a small thing to add, as people tend to overlook wifi-menu.
> The updated version (one added sentence) is below.
> Thanks all,
> - Jouke
> ---netctl is now in [core]---
> Meet netctl: a profile based networking CLI using systemd.
> In the near future, the old netcfg will be removed from [core]. Anyone
> using it is urged to move to netctl. Migration is a manual process
> during which you might not have access to the Internet, so take care
> and read the man pages (netctl(1), netctl.profile(5) and
> The design of netctl is so that systemd enthusiasts will appreciate
> its usage and netcfg users will be familiar with its profile files.
> Shipped with netctl comes a ncurses-based wifi connection assistant
> called wifi-menu.
> As you install netctl, netcfg will be removed, but the enabled systemd
> services will remain until manually disabled. The [wiki:netctl wiki]
> holds some additional information on migrating from netcfg.
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