[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

Marek Otahal markotahal at gmail.com
Tue Jun 7 18:02:54 EDT 2011

On Tuesday 07 of June 2011 23:47:35 Tom Gundersen wrote:
> 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.
> Cheers,
> Tom
Patrick, Tom, thank you both for explanation. 
net-tools weren't installed as explicit, so some upgrade removed them from my system. 
I'll test if eg wicd can handle just 'ip' now. 
Thank you, 
cheers, Mark

Marek Otahal :o)
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