[arch-general] [arch-announce] Deprecation of net-tools

Heiko Baums lists at baums-on-web.de
Thu Jun 9 17:01:32 EDT 2011

Am Wed, 08 Jun 2011 16:01:15 -0000
schrieb "Arch Linux: Recent news updates: Tom Gundersen"
<announce at archlinux.org>:

> Tom Gundersen wrote:
> This April marked the ten year anniversary of the last net-tools
> release. We decided to look at this as an opportunity to deprecate
> net-tools and provide alternative, and better maintained, solutions
> for net-tools functionality.
> ...
> We want to encourage the use of more
> advanced network solutions, such as `networkmanager` or our own
> `netcfg`.

Well, I don't want to say anything, but netcfg still depends on
net-tools. ;-)


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