Proposed Change - RFC - net-tools to iproute2

Joel Miller cheeziologist at
Sat Jun 26 22:26:51 PDT 2004

Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> Bryan Kadzban wrote:
>>What are the differences between netstat and nstat (or is nstat
>>something completely different anyway, and if so, what replaces
> We absolutely must provide a replacement for netstat, or BLFS 
> instructions for how to build net-tools without disrupting the system. 
> netstat is just too useful to give up.

I couldn't agree more. However my solution would be to keep including 
net-tools in LFS and put iproute2 and the modifications it requires into 

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