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

James Rayner james at archlinux.org
Thu Jun 9 21:17:21 EDT 2011

That is correct. net-utils could be made an optdepend, or the support
could just be removed entirely. IIRC the iproute/netutils code was
separate and equivalent. It's been a while since I've looked though.

On Thu, 09 Jun 2011 15:11 -0600, "Thomas S Hatch" <thatch45 at gmail.com>
> Does netcfg still need net-tools? or can it be an opt depends? It was my
> understanding that it only used ip unless specified otherwise.

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