[arch-projects] [netcfg] Call for testers: netctl

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Thu Jan 31 18:29:28 EST 2013

Am 01.02.2013 00:25, schrieb Thomas Bächler:
> I took a quick glance at the code a minute ago and I am confused. I was
> wondering how you solved the problem of systemd starting the network
> services before the devices appear.
> And as it turned out, it doesn't! When you activate
> netctl at PROFILE.service, the netctl profile will often activate before
> the needed network devices appear. That is precisely the problem I
> addressed by my generator-based solution in my latest netcfg patches.
> Apart from reduced code size (which is good), this is no improvement
> over netcfg.

Furthermore, every profile requires an interface name. For generic ppp
or 3g profiles, for example, there is no interface name prior to
establishing a connection - how do you plan to implement such profiles?

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