Control: severity 854801 serious Control: reassign 854801 netcfg Hi This is https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=854801 Since this issue is now cropping up regularly, I'd say it's something which needs to be fixed for stretch, thus marking the bug as RC. Regards, Michael Am 23.05.2017 um 15:29 schrieb firstname.lastname@example.org: > Hello, > While doing some recent Stretch installs, I was very puzzled why some of > them ended up with Network Manager and some without. For context, I am > using the default install task with the accessibility installer which > installs System Utilities, Debian desktop environment, Mate desktop, and > print server. After research, I discovered that this was because on > installs happening with ipv6 connectivity, rdnssd was installed which > conflicts with network manager. I found the bug report that resulted in > these being set as conflicting (#740998) and I certainly understand and > agree with the reasoning for that change, however, I think that for new > users hoping for a working desktop with networking after install, this > might be very confusing. I guess what I see as the biggest problem is > inconsistent behavior depending on whether an ipv4 or ipv6 network is > used for install. I wasn't sure if I should report a bug against rdnssd > or network-manager but I felt that some discussion would likely have to > take place around this. I figured that you had recently uploaded Network > Manager packages so might know the correct place to have this > discussion. I fear that the solution is not so easy because command line > users on ipv6 would probably want rdnssd. Also, it doesn't seem like the > Mate desktop environment could have a hard dependency on the Network > Manager since there are alternatives to Network Manager available that > people might want to use. Right Now, the Mate desktop task recommends > network-manager-gnome but obviously that doesn't get pulled in if rdnssd > is installed. Thank you in advance for your thoughts on this issue. > -- Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the universe are pointed away from Earth?
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