svn bootscript regression

Nathan Coulson conathan at
Tue Jun 7 18:29:36 PDT 2011

On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 4:32 PM, DJ Lucas <dj at> wrote:
> On 06/07/2011 06:20 PM, Archaic wrote:
>> Network interface configuration used to be either a file or a directory
>> named ifconfig.<interface>. With the latest lsb-compliant bootscripts,
>> it seems that the bootscript won't accept a file and neither will ifup
>> unless using -c. Is this intentional?
> It was done intentionally. I was not aware that anyone had ever used a
> file named ifconfig.interface and this was not documented anywhere. I
> removed it because it simply because it was one more test case in ifup
> and ifdown. I could certainly put it back.
> -- DJ Lucas

Many of the configuration directories end in .d,  I wonder if we
should switch to ifconfig.eth0.d?

Nathan Coulson (conathan)
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