Subject: Re: Ifconfig
To: None <>
From: Bernd Ernesti <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/02/2006 19:14:17
On Mon, Mar 27, 2006 at 08:15:08PM +0200, wrote:
> > Running ifconfig
> > without any arguments is a convenient, easy, and cheap way to get a
> > reminder of what its flags are.
> It's a valid enough reservation, but I think a more conventional -\?
> or -h will do the same, less surprisingly to many users.

 If -h is used in conjunction with -v, the byte statistics
 will be printed in "human-readable" format.

And no, please no -\? options.

IMHO the current behaviour should stay as it is.