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Re: Back to technical discussion? Yes! (was: network-manager as default? No!)

On Wed, Apr 06, 2011 at 02:11:35PM +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> On 2011-04-06 07:24:30 +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > There are several hacks to do that (like guessnet or laptop-net), but I
> > don’t think this can work correctly in the general case with IPv4.
> FYI, I had used laptop-net in the past, but it has been removed
> from Debian:
>   http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=581442
> This is another problem for the user: he may spend time to try
> to configure his network with some tool, but then the tool is
> removed...

Absolutely.  An appropriate solution is something that has enough momentum
behind it that this is very unlikely.  Whatever else can be said about it,
NetworkManager certainly has that momentum.

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