[CentOS-devel] please add vnconfig to minimal install CD

Matthew Patton mpatton at inforelay.com
Fri Aug 17 09:03:25 EDT 2012


On Fri, 17 Aug 2012 07:37:25 -0400, Manuel Wolfshant  
<wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro> wrote:

>> If you want to see it added in, I am sure it can be - there is plenty of
>> disk space left still on the minimal iso. Go ahead and open a report for
>> this and tag it 6.4-QA
> As I have said before, there is no need for it:

ok, fair enough. But I've *NEVER* used the "ip add dev" command syntax.  
And I would hazard pretty much nobody else has either.

There are a skillion shell scripts for KVM/QEMU, Xen, embedded firewalls,  
etc. that use 'vconfig' because that's how it's been done for ages. Sure,  
we'd like everybody to go back and rewrite their scripts but I don't see  
that happening any time soon.

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