Re: Need help with netbase
>Kunihiro: thanks for your work in this area, but it looks like Thomas
>now wants to do things differently. The RPC interface you implemented
>was written before he and Roland decided that command-line arguments
>were the best way to pass parameters to a translator.
Thanks. Mr. Uchiyama also commented to me the same thing. To modify
configuration such as address/netmask/gateway, fsysopts is enough.
I'm implementing ifconfig in such a way.
>You are right in that there will still need to be statistic-requesting
>RPCs, even if basic configuration parameters are set using settrans
Yes, I try to write ifconfig as a simple shell script which calls
fsysopts but I fail... For example ifconfig -a show's all interface's
information but I can't get enough interface information by
fsysopts/settrans like method. I think it'll still need some kind of
>If you don't understand what I mean by the above paragraph, we can
>talk about it more on bug-hurd.
This message is cross posting to bug-hurd. Would you mind to reply
only to bug-hurd? I understand this is not debian related issue.
>I'll take a look at your patches, Kunihiro, and comment on them as
>soon as I have time. Of course, keep in mind that I'm only a
>second-tier developer, so if Thomas or Roland gets to you first, you
>can take their words as better advice.
Thanks, I'm waiting for the comments ;-).