Re: Route script, ifup and IPv6.
torsdag den 2 december 2010 klockan 19:20 skrev Robert Millan detta:
> 2010/12/2 Petr Salinger <Petr.Salinger@seznam.cz>:
> > Yes. The problem is unclear line, which interface is "Debian one"
> > and which "OS one". It would be better if we could ship
> > directly native ifconfig and route instead of wrapper.
> A possible alternative would be ifconfig and route from
> IIRC, they run on both kernels AND they support the CLI
> semantics of either environment. CLI is determined on
> Or at least it was this way last time I checked (a few years
I am myself a recent member of GNU Inetutils. It is equally
recent that my work has lead to a possibility to compile
that source for all of OpenBSD, FreeBSD, and GNU/kFreeBSD.
In fact, exactly one issue remains, namely a quirk for
GNU/kFreeBSD caused by GNUlib. Guillem Jover uses a manual
alteration to overcome this in the Debian packaging.
On the other hand, the code for "ifconfig" in all BSD
versions, lacks possibility to set addresses, it can only
report. Sadly to say, it only detects IPv4.
I joined GNU Inetutils with the expressed intention of
addressing IPv6 issues, but I have come to spend equally
much time on BSD-porting. Therefore, I see no immediate
prospect of gleaning at GNU Inetutils for improving
on the present "ifupdown issue" for GNU/kFreeBSD.
Possibly for the release beyond Squeeze.