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Re: Change default PATH for Jessie / wheezy+1

On Wed, 2012-08-08 at 12:22 +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Aug 08, Arno Töll <arno@debian.org> wrote:
> > historic, rather. ifconfig and route were around already when everyone
> > insisted on the separation of /bin and /sbin. /bin/ip is slightly newer
> > and supposed to replace ifconfig/route some day entirely.
> Just for the records, iproute entirely replaced ifconfig/route long ago.
> The only reason for keeping around the old programs is compatibility 
> with other packages not yet updated and to not scare people who do not 
> know better.
> (Does anybody want to try removing net-tools and see what breaks?)

I found unconditional use of ifconfig in:


(wireless-tools must die too, though)


Ben Hutchings
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