Subject: Re: Ifconfig
To: None <>
From: Marcin Jessa <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/25/2006 16:53:54
On Sat, 25 Mar 2006 17:36:15 +0100 wrote:

> On Sat, Mar 25, 2006 at 04:31:29PM +0000, Marcin Jessa wrote:
> > The thing is most people seem to want to be able to replace 
> > the old behaviour of ifconfig which requires -a flag to list all the devices
> > with just ifconfig as on most of the other open source operating systems.
> > Is there any reason we still keep this rather annoying behaviour and what
> > do you guys think about this change?
> I think the default listening of crypto keys and (in the future) CARP
> passwords should be disabled,

I am not sure I understand you here.
Do you mean ifconfig should not show keys by default if not asked to?

>before ifconfig -a can be the default.

Ifconfig -a is already default. The point is to have ifconfig without any flag
to behave as if it was given -a.
> Otherwise I'd prefer that as well.