Re: Back to technical discussion? Yes! (was: network-manager as default? No!)
2011/4/4 Stanislav Maslovski <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> I am not happy that network manager bypasses ifconfig to do this; I
>> would have much preferred a daemon that could properly integrate with
>> the existing infrastructure we had.
> Exactly. There is ifplugd that implements some of the functionality
> that is required to support dynamically appearing and disappearing
> connections. It is a simple daemon that calls ifupdown when needed, so
> that the old and good way of network configuration is respected.
wicd has the same functionalities than network-manager and is
compatible with ifconfig and the like.
I have nothing against adding wicd or a daemon that is compatible with
ifconfig and I think network-manager should be disqualified for that