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Re: net-tools future

On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 11:07:29PM +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Mar 15, Bernd Zeimetz <bernd@bzed.de> wrote:
> > Being able to rename an interface without messing with udev is a
> > feature, not a bug.
> Every relevant Linux distribution requires udev, and so do many
> important features of Debian systems. Anything not compatible with udev
> is a toy which wastes space in the archive. Welcome to 2008.

It is still possible to install and run Lenny without the use of udev,
and many people do so. Whether you agree that this is useful or a 'toy'
setup is beside the point; fact is that it happens, and if people want
to work on this so that it remains being supported, why not?

<Lo-lan-do> Home is where you have to wash the dishes.
  -- #debian-devel, Freenode, 2004-09-22

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