[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] [signoff] coreutils-8.12-2, initscripts-2011.06.3-1, net-tools-1.60-16, udev-171-2, yp-tools-2.12-2, ypbind-mt-1.33-2, iproute2-2.6.38-3

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Tue Jun 7 17:47:35 EDT 2011

Hi Marek,

On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 11:36 PM, Marek Otahal <markotahal at gmail.com> wrote:
> Since net-tools are going to be abandoned (I was wondering how i "misuninstalled" the package), what do i use as an alternative to ifconfig? I use wicd or manually bring LAN up, and it occurred to me network interfaces failed due to missing ifconfig command. What is the new one?

The new one is "ip", found in the iproute2 package.

I didn't mention this explicitly, as this upgrade is not supposed to
remove net-tools, so in principle ifconfig should still work.



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