Proposed Change - RFC - net-tools to iproute2

Bryan Kadzban bryan at
Sun Jun 27 10:34:46 PDT 2004

DJ Lucas wrote:
> Another thing, it has a db4 dependacy (I don't know what for or
> wether it's optional) which could potentially mean adding two more
> packages to remove whatever is left of net-tools (minus ifconfig,
> route, netstat, and hostname).

The book that Jim posted a link to in the original proposal message has
a patch for iproute2 to remove that db4 dependency, actually.  I haven't
looked at the actual patch though, so I don't know exactly what it does.

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