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

Auguste Pop auguste at gmail.com
Tue Mar 27 10:40:17 EDT 2012

On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 10:19 PM, Jouke Witteveen <j.witteveen at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> Regards,
> - 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,

thank you for your information.

good day!~

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