MultiProtocol per interface support (was Re: LFS-6.0 print process)

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Jul 9 06:33:09 PDT 2004


Nathan Coulson wrote:

> When I proposed that to some people on IRC, they said it was unnecessary
> bloat...  [I admit, I do not entirely understand their complaints]. 
> That's how we got the SERVICE="static, pppoe, ipx" idea...
> 
> (I dont want to go ahead and commit something that nobody really wanted...
>  and when I posted it to the list, nobody replied to it)

You have my vote for a directory-based ifconfig system; I was only 
pushing the alternative to appease those who were vehemently opposed to 
the directory-based idea :-)



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