Inetutils and ifconfig

Johnneylee Rollins johnneylee.rollins at
Wed Jan 27 10:21:38 PST 2010

On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 10:06 AM, stosss <stosss at> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 12:44 PM, Johnneylee Rollins
> <johnneylee.rollins at> wrote:
>> <snip>
>>>  --disable-ifconfig
>>>    This option prevents Inetutils from installing the ifconfig
>>> program, which can be used to configure network interfaces. LFS uses
>>> ip from IPRoute2 to perform this task.
>>> They are doing this to eliminate duplicate tools.
>>> ifconfig and IPRoute2 work side by side on any distro I have used.
>> So, what if I've moved past that step, how could I reinstall inetutils
>> with ifconfig?
>> Thanks for answering.
> Your welcome
> You can just run the commands for Inetutils step again. It will just
> over write the existing information and probably not break anything
> unless a step later changes something that was done in the Inetutils
> step.
You're a saint. Thank you so much.

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