Re: Bug#118996: ITP: guessnet -- Guess what network is connected to an ethernet device (can be used as a "script" for ifupdown)
On Tue, 13 Nov 2001, Marcelo E. Magallon wrote:
> >> Matt Kern <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > > Don't we have enough of those soon?
> > I think that guessnet sounds like a very useful tool. It is in the
> > kind of direction that I would have liked to take laptop-netconf if I
> > had the time to work on it. I originally developed l-n for potato,
> > where ifupdown wasn't quite as advanced. If guessnet does all the
> > things it promises I'll take laptop-netconf out of debian (or
> > recommend people move up to guessnet).
> Can't you guys work something out, like merging the two packages, or
> in case that you, Matt, find guessnet to be good enough for you, just
> pass on the package name? That way users of laptop-netconf can upgrade
> without surprises or bothersome reconfiguration.
What do you think about integrating guessnet into ifupdown as a method,
like wvdial has been?
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