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

Maarten Vanraes maarten.vanraes at gmail.com
Mon Aug 22 23:39:36 CEST 2011

Op maandag 22 augustus 2011 13:08:26 schreef Kira:
> 在 Mon, 22 Aug 2011 17:57:02 +0800, Colin Guthrie
> <mageia at colin.guthr.ie>寫道:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > 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.
> So what can draknet do while NM can't?
> If such a thing exist, I think abandon draknet is not a good idea,
> since it's much more integrate into MCC. Also, is it possible to
> combine them up, like using draknet to support manage the connection
> , letting NM replace the role of net_applet?

imho, the tools that are now available don't really work well together, ie: if 
you use multiple of those tools, likely they don't show correct status, etc...

personally, i've used net_applet always and i would like to keep this.

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