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Re: ifconfig v2
On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 09:50:24PM -0500, David Young wrote:
> I was just reminded what improvements can be made to ifconfig output
> when I read this ifconfig output that appeared on current-users today:
I gather there are two crucial points to your proposal:
- you want to display interface configuration information in a more
format more friendly to humans.
- you don't want to remember to have to use a special command line flag.
Others have pointed out that changing ifconfig's default output format
But there is an easy alternative. Produce the new format under a
different name. You could call it "ifinfo". It's even shorter to type.
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