Re: Time to rethink ifupdown
On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 04:45:52PM +0100, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Alexey Feldgendler <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2006.08.23.1634 +0100]:
> > >It's an idea with the final goal to provide most of what
> > >ifupdown+guessnet+resolvconf do now,
> > I would personally add ifrename to this list.
> I would suggest udev instead.
> > >with better integration with wireless-tools/wpasupplicant and
> > >ifplugd,
> > ...but, actually, I think that everything should be "integrated"
> > by adding files to .d-style directories like resolvconf is
> > integrated into ifupdown, rather than "built in" like basic
> > configuration of IPv4 interfaces is built into ifupdown.
> yes, and as it is, I consider it pretty hacky. Don't worry, I am
> a fan of componentised architectures and plugins. :)
> > >and a proper interface for user interfaces.
> > What do you mean under this?
> Like a HAL interface, or a socket, so we can have GNOME/KDE
> applications easily configure networks on laptops.
What about creating a DBUS interface -> it can be integrated in any
language that support it, and can be integrated in a GUI application.
Sylvain Le Gall