On Mon, Dec 26, 2016 at 02:50:50PM +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote: > Recently the net-tools maintainer has forked the abandoned net-tools > code base and started developing it again, after 15 years of stasis. ... > Can we stop shipping two network configuration CLI tools in the default > install? The UI for ip(8) is absolutely appalling. I'd like Debian to continue to carry net-tools in parallel to iproute2 until such time as a third tool (with a decent UI) comes along and obsoletes iproute2. > [net-tools] should not have important priority, for a start. I have no problem with the priority dropping to optional and it not being part of the default install. I wouldn't want to see it dropped from the archive. -- Jonathan Dowland Please do not CC me, I am subscribed to the list.
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