Bugs for NM 0.7

Alexander Sack asac at ubuntu.com
Mon Sep 8 09:31:07 UTC 2008

On Mon, Sep 08, 2008 at 12:26:50AM +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 07, 2008 at 10:27:10PM +0300, Peteris Krisjanis wrote:
> > Btw, I haven't seen that system wide configuration on OpenSUSE and
> > Fedora. I would like to see it in action. So far I am very nervous
> > about ditching network-admin, because no matter how it was stuck in
> > development, or it lacked features, it worked, it had "over the
> > distros" feel and so far Network Manager  has been "let's repeat
> > PulseAudio" all over the place. There should be very good
> > network-admin and NM integration or at least NM should heavily improve
> > their configuration dialogs and menus. Otherwise I still suggest to
> > leave network-admin and work on NM to improve it to get it finally
> > worthy to ditch good old g-s-t tool for good.
> To be fair to NM, this is a Debian/Ubuntu integration issue. System-wide 
> configuration is present but requires a system-specific backend.

NetworkManager has a distro independent system-wise backend called
"keyfile". And thats enabled by default in ubuntu. What isnt enabled
by default yet is the legacy backend for /etc/network/interfaces, but
that isnt the problem this is about afaict.

 - Alexander

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