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Re: ifplugd, guessnet, ifscheme, netscript, whereami, ... -- what should I use?

OoO Lors  de la soirée  naissante du jeudi  09 juin 2005,  vers 18:58,
Matej Cepl <cepl@surfbest.net> disait:

>> The  main problem  of  those  solutions is  that  they are  "interface
>> bound". I mean it does not make  sense in most cases to have both eth0
>> and wlan0 up at the same time.

> That's true, but there is not much cost involved with it, is it? Will Linux
> (I am not sure who exactly -- kernel, libc?) remember that some interface
> lead nowhere and so it doesn't try it for some time, or what?

Not sure, but  you have also the problems with  domain name servers in
/etc/resolv.conf  for  example.  Most  users here  have  problem  when
switching from wire to wireless because of duplicate default routes.
Don't stop at one bug.
            - The Elements of Programming Style (Kernighan & Plaugher)

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