Re: Question about Network Manager on FreeBSD


Thanks for the update.


-----Original Message-----
From: Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com>
To: Jesse Smith <jessefrgsmith yahoo ca>
Cc: networkmanager-list gnome org
Subject: Re: Question about Network Manager on FreeBSD
Date: Wed, 02 Jun 2010 00:58:41 -0700

On Wed, 2010-05-26 at 20:32 -0300, Jesse Smith wrote:
> Hello,
> I've really been enjoying using Network Manager on my Linux machine and
> I'd like to be able to use NM on my FreeBSD machine too. Will Network
> Manager compile and run on BSD? Is there any work in progress to add
> Network Manager to the FreeBSD Ports system?

No, there isn't any effort going towards this at this time.  While a lot
of NM is actually agnostic, there are critical parts that are tied to
Linux infrastructure like udev and netlink.  There have been discussions
in the past at making those parts more generic, but there haven't yet
been any useful libraries that make these operations generic across


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