[arch-projects] netcfg: fixes and features

Jouke Witteveen j.witteveen at gmail.com
Tue Feb 28 03:57:47 EST 2012

On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 08:59, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Am 28.02.2012 00:31, schrieb Jouke Witteveen:
>> Dear Thomas and the rest,
>> A few of us have been looking at the netcfg code lately. One thing
>> that came to light was that FS#24599 is actualy a wpa_actiond bug, so,
>> Thomas, could you take it upon you?
> I looked into it shortly, the last comment is correct.

That comment was mine. I wondered whether there was a reason to look
at occurrences of ']'.
>> Furthermore, Remy's development tree held 8 bugfixes and some
>> improvements, which I augmented with another 5.5 bugfixes and 3.5
>> added features (the half one being a syntax to reconnect based on an
>> interface, as a fix for FS#28196).
>> I would like to see someone package this work, that is available at
>> https://github.com/joukewitteveen/netcfg
>> and push a package to the (testing?) repository.
>> I am not requesting maintainership of the code (Alfredo Palhares is
>> after it too), but I am willing to be the maintainer. My request is
>> just to move netcfg forward.
> Both of you, I'd like to point your attention towards
>  https://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-projects/2011-December/002254.html
> if you haven't merged it already (the patch is also on my github).

That one was merged in 7ba4 last week :-).
> Now, we need to make one of you the maintainer of the official netcfg
> tree on al.org. I don't know which one of you, so you two fight it out
> and tell us the result. Or, anyone else on this list, choose. I don't
> care, as long as I don't have to decide.

Will do. Thanks!

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