RFC: new modes in network-manager 0.7 + ifupdown

James Westby jw+debian at jameswestby.net
Mon Oct 13 17:04:28 BST 2008

On Mon, 2008-10-13 at 17:05 +0200, Alexander Sack wrote:
> Yes, thats right and I thought about that case before.
> The right solution would use nm-tool or some handcrafted D-Bus calls
> to detect whether NM is running in managed mode or not. That should be
> fairly simple and is certainly something we should look into for
> jaunty.

Um, forgive my ignorance, but when "ifup -a" is run at boot is the
system bus going to be running?

For Intrepid timeframe would adding a check for the presence of
/usr/sbin/NetworkManager be reasonable?



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