Re: netapplet Gentoo Patch.
- From: Mike Chavoustie <chavoumd clarkson edu>
- To: Ruben Vermeersch <lists lambda1 be>
- Cc: desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: netapplet Gentoo Patch.
- Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2004 16:05:31 -0400
Ruben Vermeersch wrote:
ifup/ifdown is pretty useless on Gentoo since every device has it's own
bootscript, so ifup eth0 becomes /etc/init.d/net.eth0 start
either way, fantastic work, keep it up!
I just recently did the same Gentoo port myself -- but I got a chance to
finish. :) The best that I have been able to tell, it's fully
functional. It works great here @ school with 5/6 networks available.
The diff is available here:
Here's a screenshot of it in action:
I'm also working with some other guys here in our lab to get a Fedora
port done. Afterward we're going to start taking a look at common
functionality we can start to pull out to make a generic infastructure
for all distros -- most likely the mention earlier of a set of scripts
that each distro needs to implement.
Ideally it'd be nice to use the gnome-system-tools infastructure, but I
don't know the infastructure at all or if it can support something like
Lemme know if there are any problems with this one. Many kudos to
Matthew Garret again -- I'm glad Debian is so close to how Gentoo does
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