[arch-dev-public] Fwd: [systemd-devel] Assigning a second ip-address on interface (i.e. eth0 and eth0:1)

Lukas Jirkovsky l.jirkovsky at gmail.com
Thu Apr 24 07:53:49 EDT 2014

On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 1:27 PM, Tom Gundersen <teg at jklm.no> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> It was recently brought to my attention (see below) that we still ship
> net-tools in Arch. Should we perhaps start working on dropping that? I
> regularly run into users who use it without knowing that it is dead
> and broken. Moving it to the AUR would hopefully send the right
> message...
> I know that this will probably upset people's muscle-memory as most
> people probably have been using these tools for decades. I guess
> that's not an insurmountable problem for us though?
> Cheers,
> Tom

Drop it. It may upset some users, but there's no point in supporting
something that is clearly broken for many years and that has a
superior alternative.


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