[arch-projects] inconsistency between net-auto-wireless and net-auto-wired

Jouke Witteveen j.witteveen at gmail.com
Tue Mar 27 10:19:05 EDT 2012

Dear Auguste,

This inconsistency has been dealt with in the next version of netcfg,
but thanks for the observation!
The wiki does indeed need updating.

- Jouke

On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 16:07, Auguste Pop <auguste at gmail.com> wrote:
> hi,
> i noticed a minor inconsistency between the two daemons.
> net-auto-wireless can read WIRELESS_INTERFACE from /etc/conf.d/netcfg,
> while net-auto-wired only recognize WIRED_INTERFACE from /etc/rc.conf.
> wifi-select also insists that WIRELESS_INTERFACE be set in
> /etc/rc.conf.
> the wiki page of netcfg "correctly" instructs users to set
> WIRELESS_INTERFACE in /etc/conf.d/netcfg, and WIRED_INTERFACE in
> /etc/rc.conf, but the fact that such two similar named and seemingly
> similar usage daemons from same project use different configuration
> files itself is somewhat wired and un-intuitive.
> would it be better to unify the configuration file among netcfg
> related utilities and daemons?
> thank you for your kind attention.
> best regards,

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