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Re: Bits from the Release Team - Kicking off Wheezy


On Mon, 4 Apr 2011 11:56:15 +0100
Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> wrote:

> > Does this imply that "fixing" ifupdown to query the state(s) via
> > netlink instead of relying on state files would solve most of the
> > problems?

> I expect so, but it would be a very big 'fix'.

Well, ifupdown will still need state files, because they are used to
store the certain configuration chosen for the given interface during
ifup. Another thing is that they may be ignored when the interface
isn't really 'up', as per kernel.

What do you think?

WBR, Andrew

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