Poettering: The Biggest Myths
Posted Feb 3, 2013 4:04 UTC (Sun) by mgb
In reply to: Poettering: The Biggest Myths
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The list of what Poettering says he won't break excludes everything of importance.
... will not accept patches for certain distribution-specific compatibility ...
So if you're not Fedora you're at Poettering's mercy. But whether you're Fedora or not you can't even write a script that configures the NICs in your servers.
Previously it was practically guaranteed that hosts equipped with a single ethernet card only had a single "eth0" interface. With this new scheme in place, an administrator now has to check first what the local interface name is before he can invoke commands on it where previously he had a good chance that "eth0" was the right name.
is so much easier to remember than eth0
, don't you think?
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