[Mageia-dev] Proposal: Deprecate draknetcenter+network init scripts after systemd becomes default.

Michael scherer misc at zarb.org
Mon Aug 22 14:14:48 CEST 2011

On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 08:44:01AM -0300, Balcaen John wrote:
> Le Monday 22 August 2011 12:57:23 Guillaume Rousse a écrit :
> > On 22/08/2011 11:57, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> > > I also have it on good authority that many of the features lacking
> > > in NetworkManager (such as bridging configuration) will be
> > > available in the not too distant future and many other more
> > > advanced networking features such as fast-start DHCP,
> > > per-interface DNS, 4-8's DNS fallback and several other nice
> > > features will ultimately be possible too.
> > While I don't care about configuration wizards, I do about
> > initscripts. How are you supposed to configure a server in some
> > automated manner without plain-old configuration files ?
> If i'm not wrong you can still drop plain text files in 
> /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/

Provided you want to do nothing fancy like bridge, vlan and 
others stuff that are used by sysadmins. 

And provided of course that you do not care about breaking upgrade

I would personnaly not move until Fedora at least did for some 
releases. We are not here to experiment on our users, they are not
guinea pigs. 
Michael Scherer 

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