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Re: network-manager as default? No! (was: Bits from the Release Team - Kicking off Wheezy)

On Wed, Apr 06, 2011 at 07:29:05AM +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le mardi 05 avril 2011 à 02:08 +0400, Stanislav Maslovski a écrit : 
> > Well, that is not the question of how many, that is the question of
> > can you do a given task or not with a given tool. NM is limited in all
> > possible ways I can imagine, and also buggy. On the contrary, with
> > ifupdown, one for sure can do things that I even cannot imagine due to
> > my limited knowledge.
> Your limited knowledge is like jam. The less you have, the more you
> spread it.

Thanks, I also love how you show your bitching side on this mailing
list when you have no better arguments.

> What you actually like about ifupdown is that it cannot do anything but
> extremely trivial setups.

No, you are wrong.

> Then you can stack all soft of stuff on top of it, and get them to
> work manually for your specific setup, and since it’s not event-based
> you have to hard-code the way your network is set up.

I am just following the best practices that are currently available.


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