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

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Mon Aug 22 14:32:31 CEST 2011

On 22 August 2011 11:57, Colin Guthrie <mageia at colin.guthr.ie> wrote:
> This is just a heads up to suggest that we officially adopt a policy of
> moving to NetworkManager after systemd becomes our default (and likely
> only) init system - i.e. likely for mga3.
> As you may know, GNOME is moving towards a systemd user session and
> systemd itself is very much aligning itself to be the one true init
> system on linux.
> 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.
> So with all this in mind, I think the writing is very much on the wall
> with regards to the future integration of NetworkManager into the
> desktop. I believe we will be able to concentrate our resources better
> by going along with the rest of the world in this regard. I have
> personally switched to it now (as I do not need advanced features of
> draknetcenter et al) as a step towards this.

err... drakx-net's code is heavily used by other tools such as:
- drakx-installer
- mgaonline
- ...

So I think we still want to keep drakx-net

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