On 07/03/19 at 21:22, Ralph Ronnquist via Dng wrote: > Alessandro Selli wrote on 8/3/19 6:49 am:
>> Next improvement would be using current commands (ip and iw) in place
>> of the obsolete and deprecated ones, i.e. ifconfig and iwconfig:
> The terms "obsolete" and "deprecated" are badly chosen, since the
> programs ifconfig and iwconfig are neither.
Yes, they are. They are pending removal from several (all?) major
distributions, some already removed them years ago, and they receive
little development, mostly just security patches.
> You may well have your
> reasons to like other programs to achieve the functions offered by
> ifconfig and iwconfig, but that does not make ifconfig and iwconfig be
> neither obsolete nor deprecated.
They are both, and I provided with pointers to explain why they are.
You are of course free to ignore facts. We do live in a free society.
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