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lladdr-tied interface config support has been committed

Contributed by rueda on from the really-linked-up-now dept.

Support for lladdr-tied configuration of (network) interfaces [on which we reported earlier] has been committed. Andrew Fresh (afresh1@) made the commit:

Module name:	src
Changes by:	2022/12/05 13:12:00

Modified files:
	etc            : netstart 
	distrib/miniroot: install.sub 
	share/man/man5 : hostname.if.5 

Log message:
Add support configuring hostname.if(5) by lladdr

Original implementation by martijn@
Feedback and suggestions from kn@, sthen@, claudio@, florian@, and deraadt@.

ok deraadt

As explained in the change to the hostname.if(5) man page, only one of hostname.if and hostname.lladdr should exist (but priority is given to the former).

Updated: 2022-12-16
A commit from Andrew Fresh (afresh1@) has reversed the prioritisation: priority is now given to hostname.lladdr.

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