Minimal install diff from F16 to F19 (TC6)

Chris Adams linux at
Fri Jun 21 13:01:04 UTC 2013

Once upon a time, Florian Weimer <fweimer at> said:
> On the other hand, having NetworkManager available all the time
> enables things like management tools to use its API to query system
> status, instead of guessing it from kernel information and heuristic
> analysis of some files under /etc.

Current network information is available from the kernel and doesn't
require "guessing".  Why would you code something to talk to some random
daemon API (that may change) when you could talk directly to the source
via the kernel netlink API?
Chris Adams <linux at>

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