Subject: Re: Feature idea...
To: Michael Graff <>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/02/1999 15:06:17
In message <>, Michael Graff writes:
>I'd implement it as a simple replacement system, and perhaps have a
>way to take a "snapshot" of the current config?  That is, set the
>machine up for location foo, and say
>	etcswitch -s foo

That's the diea.

>and it'll look at /etc/ifconfig.*, etc and store them away for later
>use.  Of course, which files are saved should be in a config file, and
>there should probably be a way to run a script (if present) on switch
>so any strange things can be accounted for.

Yeah.  Maybe
	$ etcswitch -i -s foo
	save "ifconfig.*" files? yes
	save "resolv.conf"? no

I like this.  Would anyone be interested in trying one out if I wrote one?
Any definite vetoes on such a feature from core, before I do anything drastic?