[haiku-development] Re: Network Configuration

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2010 10:24:24 +0200

"Ithamar R. Adema" <ithamar.adema@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Profiles:
> * I presume we want the 'interfaces' and 'services' settings, 
> currently 
> stored in /boot/common/settings/network, to be contained in those 
> profiles. However, the net_server is only aware of these files. I 
> presume we want to extend the net_server to support profiles, and 
> then 
> let the preflet configure/activate them?

Sounds like a good way.

> * Also, am I correct that nothing in the current source is actually 
> writing to /boot/common/settings/network/interfaces yet?

Not of that implementation; the currently used one does that, of course.

> Preflet UI:
> * Pressing the Configure button for an Interface pops up a similar 
> window as the current Network preflet. Would it be ok to show the 
> content of that window as part of the new preflet window instead of 
> opening a new window?


> * Personally, I prefer tabs over the popup menu used to switch between 
> interfaces and services configuration views, what is the general 
> opinion 
> on this?

Same here, at least.


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