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Re: RFC: new network config (was: Re: network configuration)

On Sun, Feb 07, 1999 at 10:39:34AM +1100, Craig Sanders wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 07, 1999 at 10:00:10AM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > This has the advantage (over the single-line format) of allowing optional
> > fields. It would be nice to be able to include say an IPX network address or
> > an AX25 callsign, eg
> not really.  a single line could do it just as well.  e.g.
> iface=eth0 ip= mask= ipx_net=00000010
> iface=eth1 dhcpclient=true
> iface=eth2 ip= prefix=/16
> iface=sm0  ip= mask= callsign=VK3TYD delaystartup=true
> iface=widget1 ipv6=xxxxxxxx arbitraryflag=foo anotherarbitraryflag=42 \
>   linecontinuedafterbackslash=true foo=bar

True enough. Actually, I still tend to edit the old BIND config files
and run named-bootconf to convert to the new format. Too much sprawl
for my liking.

Hamish Moffatt VK3TYD              hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au
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