bdubbs at swbell.net
Tue Jun 29 11:32:07 PDT 2004
Matthew Burgess wrote:
> Bruce et al,
> Do you mind if you take net-tools off of LFS' hands? There's been a
> discussion at
> to move LFS over to iproute2. However net-tools offer
> some...err...tools... that are useful and complement iproute2's
> offerings. Would BLFS have a problem in nicking net-tools off us, as we
> obviously don't want it to end up in the equivalent of /dev/null.
We need to take a look at what net-tools offers beyond iproute2. One
thing to consider is whether or not iproute2 offers ifconfig and
netstat. I believe these programs are required for either LSB or POSIX
compliance (or both). You may want to check this out and use it as a
factor in deciding about replacing net-tools.
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