most recent iproute2

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Tue Jul 24 06:09:18 PDT 2007


On 7/23/07, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
> Randy McMurchy wrote:
> > Bruce Dubbs wrote these words on 07/23/07 22:06 CST:
> >
> >> The other, iproute2-2.6.22-070710, is something we need to discuss.  The
> >> problem is with the packaging.  The package expands to the current
> >> directory.  The issue is what to do.  Here is what I see as the options:
> >>
> >> 1.  Ignore the update for now.
> >> 2.  Use our own repackaged version.
> >> 3.  Add a note or other comments to to the iptables page
> >>
> >> Both Dan and I have written to the iptables maintainer and have not
> >> heard any response.
> >
> > Not sure what the "iptables maintainer" has to do with an issue with
> > the iproute package, but I'm guessing this a typographic error.
> >
> > However, if the current update in the iproute package sucks and
> > doesn't perform to our expectations, then blow it off. What is in
> > the book works.
> >
> > That means I vote for #1.
> >
>
> s/iptables/iproute2/  :(
>
> The changelog's most recent entry is 2006-03-21, so it has not been kept
> up to date.

You may want to wait for Matthew's comments since I think he has been
testing the new version. I'd personally rather use the new version
since it syncs to the 2.6.22 interfaces and that's the kernel we'll be
running. I'll try poking the maintainer again.

--
Dan



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