wpa_supplicant support for ifup
nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Wed Mar 15 15:11:14 UTC 2006
Le Mer 15 mars 2006 13:58, Dan Williams a écrit :
>> If you want this NM, gnome-power-manager and other GFX tools need to
>> a CLI/daemon personality ASAP.
> You can do this for any service that exposes a dbus interface. Nothing
> stops your from using dbus-send on the CLI, or whipping up your own
> scripts, to do this Right Now. What you imply is missing is either 1) a
> set of tools like ifconfig/ip/ifup/ifdown/etc that all perform discrete
> functions in isolation of each other, or 2) a CLI client with an
> interface like mysql or pgsql.
What I imply are missing are tools basic users can use (not APIs for CLI
If the actual aim is to deprecate current systems which do include CLI
tools, well the proponents of the new systems have to provide some
replacements. The current plan seems to leave them without any tools to
force them to convert to the GUI (not always possible) or create the
missing CLI utilities (why should they bother in the first place).
That this plan is met with a definite lack of enthusiasm should be no
surprise. That's the same mistake the selinux people did - create a
beautiful system, and forget about the tools users need to interact with
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