[arch-projects] [initscripts][netcfg] deprecating advanced network functionality from initscripts

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Wed Apr 27 05:07:41 EDT 2011

On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 10:33 PM, Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com> wrote:
> Maybe there's some way to have an ugly pubescent transition where we
> fall back on the old config if variables are missing and complain loudly
> to the user, citing deprecation. Large warnings in the bridge and
> bonding functionality would be appropriate too.

Yes, this is probably a good idea. We could have a transitional period
where we add the new iproute2 code and vars, but keep the old
net-tools stuff around, just with deprecation warnings. We could keep
it like this as long as we feel is necessary.


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