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

Guillaume Rousse guillomovitch at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 11:33:50 CEST 2011

On 23/08/2011 10:30, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> 'Twas brillig, and Michael scherer at 22/08/11 13:14 did gyre and gimble:
>> 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.
> As I said in my initial email, but was not clear. All of these things
> will be supported in a much nicer way in the near future.
Well, even if supported, I do feel much more confident in shell scripts 
I can read, understand and easily fix if needed to fit my own needs, 
than in a native binary.

How would removing initscripts support helps enhancing networkmanager 
integration ?
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