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Re: Default behaviour of 'ifconfig'

I believe the most natural way us just to do the same has in other bsd's 

Miguel M. Clara 

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-----Original Message-----
From: George Georgalis <>
Date: Fri, 3 Dec 2010 10:01:03 
To: <>
Cc: <>
Subject: Re: Default behaviour of 'ifconfig'

On Fri 03 Dec 2010 at 10:01:50 AM +0100, 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?  If the only
>reason is "lack of diff" I am more than willing to do the work.

I vote the default behavior be -l 


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