[OpenWrt-Devel] thanks for r46829 / replace ifconfig-usage with ip

Bastian Bittorf bittorf at bluebottle.com
Fri Sep 11 05:50:09 EDT 2015

* Steven Barth <cyrus at openwrt.org> [11.09.2015 11:44]:
> Well it's not yet abandoned we still have to migrate a lot of
> stuff under target/ and in the feeds. ifconfig and route won't
> go away before that happens.

thanks for pointing at it:
user at build:~/openwrt$ git grep 'ifconfig ' | wc -l

i see that as a direct invitation for sending patches...

> Besides I guess it's a more pressing issue now with IPv6 and so on
> where the old tools are relatively useless. As we are making some
> more ground-breaking changes and breaking all kinds of stuff,
> we might as well introduce ip. DD will be the first "non-alcoholic"
> release after all so who knows what other crazy thing we will come
> up with before then.

i was shocked seeing the ingredients 8-) bye, bastian
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