[ClusterLabs] Semi OT - What's happened to bridge-utils on RHEL8?
kgaillot at redhat.com
Wed Jan 16 15:29:00 UTC 2019
On Wed, 2019-01-16 at 11:13 +0200, Michael Kolomiets wrote:
> iproute2 has support for bridges. See "ip link" and man bridge.
Yep, that's the "new" way.
Sadly, bridge-utils has been deprecated and practically unmaintained
upstream for years, and its time had come. BTW, most of net-tools
(ifconfig, route, netstat, etc.) is also deprecated upstream and fading
fast, but still made it into RHEL 8.
> ср, 16 янв. 2019 г. в 10:23, Digimer <lists at alteeve.ca>:
> > Hi all,
> > I know this isn't strictly on-topic, but my googling for help,
> > reading
> > the RHEL8 beta docs on what's changed and searching for a rhel8
> > beta
> > mailing list have all failed. I'm asking here as I know there are a
> > good
> > number of Red Hat'ers here who might have other channels available
> > to
> > them that us unwashed masses don't get to see.
> > I noticed that bridge-utils (brctl command) has been removed
> > entirely.
> > In the list of what replaces what, this isn't mentioned. Can
> > someone
> > point me to what tool replaces it? Is it buried in network manager?
> > Thanks for any insight!
> > --
> > Digimer
> > Papers and Projects: https://alteeve.com/w/
> > "I am, somehow, less interested in the weight and convolutions of
> > Einstein’s brain than in the near certainty that people of equal
> > talent
> > have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops." - Stephen Jay
> > Gould
Ken Gaillot <kgaillot at redhat.com>
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