On 2012-08-29 22:43, Olaf Kirch wrote:
On Thursday 30 August 2012 04:16:23 Adam Williamson wrote:
> > *** Network Manager is just another daemon created for a task
> > which historically often did not need any daemons. It's almost as
> > the new generation of Unix hackers wants to redo everything -
> > in x10 or x100 times bloated and more complex way than it was done
> > before.
> > One, a modern network management framework should run as a
> > The
> > kernel offers a plethora of notifications via rtnetlink, and
> > increasingly
> > expects user space to react to these (for instance in the IPv6
> > Running a network management daemon allows us to track the state,
> > detect
> > changes, and react to them appropriately.
> There appears to be some cognitive dissonance in the document. It
> odd to criticize NetworkManager solely for being a bloated, complex
> daemon, and then, having dismissed NM, in describing the ideal
> next-generation network management framework, declare that it ought
> be a bloated complex daemon...
That dissonance is explained easily. Only the second section you
written by me, the other is a comment from Denis Vlasenko, actually
Ah, I was wondering about the strange layout of the mail, but didn't
grok it was hum vs. you. Makes more sense now! Thanks.
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