Bug#538433: Obsolete ifconfig and related tools

Jan Engelhardt jengelh at medozas.de
Sun Jul 26 14:10:38 UTC 2009

>> ifconfig has tons of problems and its use should be discouraged in favor
>> of iproute2.
>we're working on that :)

The patch serves as means to identify remaining programs requiring 
checking and its inclusion, I would say, not be "help up" by any related 
work. It helps to flag up programs that still require attention, but 
first and foremost it is meant to inform users.

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