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Re: Default behaviour of 'ifconfig'

On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 10:01 AM, Marc Balmer <> wrote:
> A cursory check on the Unix systems I run, including some Linux boxen,
> revealed that all of them but NetBSD have 'ifconfig', when called
> without arguments, default to the behaviour of 'ifconfig -a', which
> seems both natural and handy to me.
> Is there a particular reason NetBSD does not do this? ÂIf the only
> reason is "lack of diff" I am more than willing to do the work.

AFAIK Aix behave like NetBSD and prints usage if you run ifconfig without args.




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