BOINC again !? -- BINGO, BINGO and BINGO

Andrew Kelly akelly at
Mon Jun 30 08:50:17 UTC 2008

On Sun, 2008-06-29 at 16:51 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Tom Horsley wrote:
> > 
> > I don't think any problems in NetworkManager will ever be considered
> > bugs until RedHat foists it on their paying RHEL customers
> There is a little problem with that theory. Both Red Hat and upstream 
> bugzilla shows a considerable amount of bugs being filed and fixed on a 
> regular basis and RHEL 5 already includes NetworkManager as a fully 
> supported component. There is also a large amount of work that needs to 
> be done on fixing software that doesn't react well to network 
> connections disappearing underneath them as happens often with wireless 
> networks on laptops and mobile systems.
> Rahul

As much as I am "not a fan" of NetworkManager, I think I have to give
that post an "A'men". 'Specially that last sentence.

NM is a worthy target for criticism, but it shouldn't be a punching boy
for other applications weaknesses.


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