On Tue, 2008-08-26 at 23:36 -0400, Dan Williams wrote:
Right, that's the way it should work. If talking to NM fails,
should either (a) assume a connection, or (b) could be more
by asking SIOCGIFCONF/netlink for interfaces, and if at least one
interface is IFF_UP | IFF_RUNNING and has an IP address, then try.
Yes, we do have a metric for the NM isn't present case.
But only by using NM can PK really do things like "don't
on 3G" and such which would be quite a bit more difficult without NM.
Exactly. To do all the fancy stuff, there's no way we can infer al the
extra information without NM.