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Re: ifconfig v2

On Thu, 13 Jun 2013 21:00:02 +0200
Christoph Badura <> wrote:

> 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
> is problematic.
> 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.
> --chris

I do not know what you are arguing all the time about.
Some of you seen the GNU/Linux "ip" command? Maybe a good improvement of 
could look like a combination of the Linux "ip" and "iw" commands.


Lars Schotte @ hana.gusto
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