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Re: Change default PATH for Jessie / wheezy+1



 ❦  8 août 2012 12:21 CEST, David Given <david.given@gmail.com> :

> ifconfig (before this discussion I'd never even *heard* of ip)

All what is inside "net-tools" package is old and hardly maintained.

"arp" can be replaced by "ip neigh", "ifconfig" by "ip addr" or "ip link", "route" by
"ip route", "ipmaddr" by "ip maddr", "mii-tool" by "ethtool", "netstat"
by "ss", "nameif" by "ip link", "iptunnel" by "ip tunnel". "iproute" and
"ethtool" packages are kept in sync with kernels and allow the user to
use the latest features.
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Replace repetitive expressions by calls to a common function.
            - The Elements of Programming Style (Kernighan & Plauger)

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