Re: Bug#312669: /sbin/ifconfig: Add ifconfig to user path
md@Linux.IT (Marco d'Itri) writes:
> On Jun 11, Bernd Eckenfels <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 10, 2005 at 01:49:36PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
>> > Wrong. iproute does much more than route/ifconfig, which cannot support
>> > all the features of >= 2.4 networking stacks.
>> However this is neighter something which cant be fixed nor is this the
> But it's still important to mention because it's an alternate solution
> to the problem of how to access information about network interfaces
> without having /sbin in the $PATH.
You type /sbin/ifconfig as you have been the last years.
New users can probably be made to use ip instead as they don't know
the much simpler ifconfig yet.