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

Ignacio Galmarino igalmarino at gmail.com
Fri Jun 10 09:27:52 EDT 2011

On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 3:01 PM, Heiko Baums <lists at baums-on-web.de> wrote:
> 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`.

wicd stop working if you uninstall net-tools. Just a warning to wicd users :)


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