[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

Mauro Santos registo.mailling at gmail.com
Wed Jun 8 09:30:09 EDT 2011

On 07-06-2011 22:46, Patrick Burroughs wrote:

> The new replacement for ifconfig is 'ip'; 'ip link show' is equivalent
> to the old 'ifconfig', without arguments.

I don't see the current assigned IP when doing 'ip link show' so I don't
see how that is equivalent to using only ifconfig without arguments.

As a side note, at first glance it seems 'ip' needs a lot more typing
than ifconfig needs, at least for the stuff I use more often.

Mauro Santos

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