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Re: Bug#363598: udev should conflict with ifrename

If you have not noticed yet, the latest udev release by default
automatically generates rules to have persistent names for network

I am inclined to agree with the bug reporter, but I want to double check
and ask if anybody has other arguments.

On Apr 20, Michael Biebl <biebl@teco.edu> wrote:

> Besides the fact that ifrename is more of a hack, now that udev enables
> persistent naming of interfaces (z25_persistent-net.rules) udev should
> conflict with ifrename. Otherwise the user could get unexpected results
> if /etc/iftab still exists and the ifrename init script tries to rename the
> interfaces (again) with possibly different names than the ones set in
> z25_persistent-net.rules.


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