Inetutils and ifconfig

stosss stosss at gmail.com
Wed Jan 27 10:06:18 PST 2010


On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 12:44 PM, Johnneylee Rollins
<johnneylee.rollins at gmail.com> 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.



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