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Re: Ifupdown, loopback interface, /etc/network/interfaces.d


On Mon, 07 Jan 2013 08:50:26 +0800
Chow Loong Jin <hyperair@debian.org> wrote:

> > Please keep in mind that such a setup will break existing tools and
> > scripts, which rely on finding the interface definitions in /e/n/i.
> > E.g. the ifupdown plugin in NetworkManager doesn't know anything
> > about such a source directive.
> > If you are going to use such a interfaces.d/ directory this will
> > break the NM integration.

> Besides NetworkManager, what other existing tools and scripts are
> there that parse /e/n/i manually?

As far as I know, guessnet (already fixed) and ifupdown's postinst
(irrelevant), maybe something else, but I remember none of them at the

WBR, Andrew

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