[Resolvconf-devel] Bug#366309: Motivation? Patch?

martin f krafft madduck at debian.org
Fri Jul 28 20:03:32 UTC 2006

also sprach Thomas Hood <jdthood at yahoo.co.uk> [2006.07.28.1728 +0100]:
> /etc/network/interfaces is not the right place to configure this
> sort of thing since /e/n/i is just ifupdown's configuration file.
> One can start a DHCP client independently of ifupdown, and
> I presume that you want the nameserver address to be overridden in
> that case too.

Yes, true. I guess what I want is netconf to become a standard, but
for that we first have to work on it. It's my goal for next year's
Debcamp at the latest.

> Now the question is: should we implement "selective overrides" in
> some way that makes it easier for the administrator to configure?
> Should we just implement overrides, or should we implement a more
> general feature?

I think it would be okay to leave this bug as wontfix and
concentrate instead on netconf. Are you still interested in working
on that?

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