Re: NetworkManager config file

You are only relating to static IP and dhcp. what about vpns and other
exotic connection methods ?

On 5/19/05, Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-05-19 at 20:20 +0300, Gad Kadosh wrote:
> > Is there a reason why NetworkManager doesn't have a config file, and
> > uses the distro specific instead ? Wouldn't it be better to have a
> > config file that suits exactly the needs of NM ?
> Yes.
> 1) Users only have to edit 1 config file, the system one.  System tools
> like yast, gnome-system-tools, and system-config-network can be used.
> ie, we are not re-inventing the wheel
> 2) Users shouldn't _have_ to edit config files.  Static IP support is
> only there because people still need it.  Most networks support DHCP and
> that's what people should use.  I don't see a need to ever edit the
> config files _unless_ you use static IP.
> The point is that NM should "just work" without any configuration, let
> alone having to edit text files.
> Dan

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