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Re: Change default PATH for Jessie / wheezy+1

On Wed, Aug 08, 2012 at 07:29:58PM +0300, Andrej N. Gritsenko wrote:
>     Hello!
> Ben Hutchings has written on Wednesday,  8 August, at 16:24:
> >> >On 08/08/2012 09:11 PM, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> >> >IMHO, if there's distros with ifconfig but not ip, then such distro
> >> >doesn't deserve much attention. The standard *is* ip, it's a much
> >> >more powerful tool that does all you need (you can't say the same
> >> >thing with ifconfig).
> >>     You mean MacOS-X, *BSD, Solaris, etc. are all dead and breaking the
> >> standards? You've made me laugh. :)
> >ifconfig was not specified in any standard.  If you ever actually
> >tried to script address configuration on multiple platforms (I did, I
> >used to work on network test automation) you'll find that there is
> >actually almost no portability.
>     Yes, I know that. But if you read again what I said - I haven't said
> ifconfig is standard but I said ip is much more far from being standard
> than ifconfig is so ifconfig should stay alive yet.
ip is the Linux standard.  networksetup is the OS X standard.  All
other Unixes are ~irrelevant.


Ben Hutchings
We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking.
                                                              - Albert Camus

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