Subject: Re: ifconfig -h patch
To: None <>
From: Rui Paulo <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/10/2005 15:00:03
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On 2005.08.10 15:21:31 +0000, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
| On Wed, Aug 10, 2005 at 11:38:54AM +0100, Rui Paulo wrote:
| > On 2005.08.10 04:49:48 +0000, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
| > | On Tue, 9 Aug 2005, Rui Paulo wrote:
| > | >Christos said it looked good too.
| > |=20
| > | IC... btw, how do other unices handle the situation? do they print th=
| > | values by default, per option not at all, ...?
| >=20
| > The other BSDs don't have this kind of functionality; Linux prints the
| > values in human form by default; I dunno about Solaris, AIX, IRIX, etc.
| On DragonFly and I guess FreeBSD too, you normally get this information
| via netstat -I $nic -b.

I think you are missing the point.
You have 'netstat -I <nic> -b' under NetBSD too but the values printed
are the same as 'ifconfig -v'. My patch adds '-h' to ifconfig(8), but
-h can only be used in conjunction with -v. (it doesn't make sense otherwis=

		-- Rui Paulo

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