Proposed Change - RFC - net-tools to iproute2

Jim Gifford lfs at
Sun Jun 27 12:32:36 PDT 2004

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bryan Kadzban" <bryan at>
To: <lfs-dev at>
Sent: Sunday, June 27, 2004 10:36 AM
Subject: Re: Proposed Change - RFC - net-tools to iproute2

> Jim Gifford wrote:
> > nstat - is nothing like netstat, it reads the snmp information from
> > the kernel to give statistics
> So what's used to show the current network connections in an iproute2
> installation?  Anything?  Nothing else listed on the iproute2 page of
> the book you linked to sounds like it will do it.
> Like I said, I can live with both packages being put in the book (or
> with just a few programs from net-tools along with iproute2), but
> unfortunately I don't think a lot of other people will agree with that.
> > As far as bugs in net-tools, there are a lot of them. Some know and
> > some not.
> >
> > *snip bug list*
> OK, so it is actually not being maintained then.
> That's fine, I just wanted to make sure.
> -- 
No problem Bryan, I no others have the same question, I just wanted to make
everyone aware of the issues.

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