feature request: net-tools

Archaic archaic at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Sep 3 19:34:07 PDT 2005

On Sat, Sep 03, 2005 at 08:30:24PM -0600, Archaic wrote:
> After over a year since the removal of net-tools, I still think we have
> done a disservice as coreutils and ifconfig are just too powerful, too
> well-known, and standardized, and too deeply missed. :(

s/coreutils/net-tools' hostname/

> The problem at hand is a build I am trying to start using the livecd. It
> is a scripted build that requires the ability to run hostname --fqdn. As
> you may know, coreutil's puny hostname doesn't accept any options other
> than --version and --help. So I try dnmdomainname. Well crap, that's a
> part of net-tools, too.


Can't spell tonight. ;)


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