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Re: use of network utilities
the command ‘ip’ and family do not exist on AIX.
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> On 17 Dec 2017, at 13:16, Robert Schweikert <rjschwei@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> We are deprecating support for
> But cloud-init still uses these commands (spare the 'arp' command) in
> some places, namely:
> cc_disable_ec2_metadata.py uses 'route'
> netinfo.py uses 'ifconfig' and 'netstat'
> The question is, do we expect cloud-init (spare freebsd) to run only on
> distributions that support the new commands provided by iproute2?
> I am asking because in cloudinit/net/__init__.py the 'ip' command is
> used unconditonally, i.e. it is assumed that the 'ip' command exists. if
> this is the case we should be able to replace the 'route', 'ifconfig',
> and 'ntestat' commands in the other parts of the code as well.
> Robert Schweikert MAY THE SOURCE BE WITH YOU
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