ifupdown2: debconf followup

Martin Pitt mpitt at debian.org
Wed Aug 17 09:33:25 BST 2016

On Mon, 1 Aug 2016 12:40:37 +0200, Adam Borowski wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 01, 2016 at 12:31:14PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> > We should also think hard about switching to a new default since 
> > currently many other major distributions are moving to NetworkManager 
> > and/or systemd-networkd (which nowadays is usable, works well for 
> > simpler use cases and will be installed on every Debian system anyway).
> For the latter, "installable only with a certain init implementation, and
> not portable to any kernel but Linux" doesn't say "every Debian system" to
> me.

For the record, networkd does *not* depend on systemd as pid 1, it
happily works even in our initramfs without any (real) init. However,
it *is* Linux specific as it uses/offers Linux specific network device
types and uses Linux API like epoll().


P.S. Sorry if I broke the thread, hand-crafted In-Reply-To:. Please CC:
me, I'm not on the list.
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