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Re: ifupdown writes to /etc... a bug?

On Monday 10 March 2003 16:39, Jan Niehusmann wrote:
> I think this problem would go away if ifup would actually ask the kernel
> if an interface is configured.

Except that asking to the kernel won't tell you which mapping is in use for 
the interface (see mapping stanza in interfaces(5))

Mike Hommey <mh@glandium.org>
"This will go a long way towards the war on terror. Terrorists won't be able
to install and use unauthorized OS's. This could potentially save thousands
of lives." -- a slashdotter about "Trusted Computing"

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