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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 <matt.kern@gyre.co.uk> 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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