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Name: net-tools Distribution: openSUSE Tumbleweed
Version: 2.10 Vendor: openSUSE
Release: 2.4 Build date: Sat Feb 3 10:55:00 2024
Group: Productivity/Networking/Other Build host: obs-power9-11
Size: 313692 Source RPM: net-tools-2.10-2.4.src.rpm
Summary: Important Programs for Networking
This package contains programs for network administration and maintenance.
Most of the utilities formerly contained in this package (netstat, arp,
ifconfig, rarp, route) are obsoleted by the tools from iproute2 package (ip, ss)
and have been moved to net-tools-deprecated.






* Tue Dec 27 2022 Ludwig Nussel <>
  - Replace transitional %usrmerged macro with regular version check (boo#1206798)
* Sun Jan 24 2021 Dirk Müller <>
  - update to 2.10:
    * man: pt_BR: ifconfig: fix procmisc option typo
    * netstat: exit non-zero when sctp protocols are not supported
    * man: route: add single route del example
    * ifconfig: accept "pointtopoint" as an alias to "pointopoint"
    * man: netstat: fill out Timers section
    * man: ethers: remove funky comment blocks
    * man: standardize SEE ALSO across all pages & translations
    * netstat: fix iface truncation with -i
    * ifconfig: fix exabyte statistic handling
    * man: ipmaddr/iptunnel: new stub man pages
    * man: route: use standard .BR for SEE ALSO
    * netstat: fix iface truncation with -g
    * po: rename et_EE to et
    * README/INSTALL: refresh for the modern times
    * THANKS: add a few more people from `git-log`
    * netstat: Set SCTP report compliant with -l/--listening option.
    * Describe "hyphen" program in man page.
    * man: cleanup ipfw & ipchains refs
    * ipv6: fix memmove usage with overlapping memory
    * build: drop support for backing up programs
    * netstat: add ROSE print support
    * remove ancient "register" markings
    * hostname: constify a few string arguments
    * hostname: add fallback errno decoding on failure
    * de.po: fix typo "Processe" -> "Prozesse"
    * route: Fix a missing space in the ipv6 route output
    * util: drop new() helper
    * proc: constify filename arg
    * nameif: add printf attributes to helper funcs
    * nameif: mark local vars/funcs as static
    * nameif: fix memory corruption and increase maximum MAC address length
    * inet_gr: tweak formatting to avoid confusing the compiler
    * ipmaddr: use safe_strncpy for ifr_name
    * ifconfig: fix confusing error message logic
    * ifconfig: add name subcommand to rename an interface
    * statistics: Fix ipFragOKs and ipFragFails verbiage
    * statistics: fix packets typo
    * fix minor mistakes in Czech translation
  - drop 0003-Add-support-for-EiB-in-interface.c.patch
    0005-Add-support-for-interface-rename-in-nameif.patch: upstream
  - net-tools-configure.patch: refresh
* Mon Oct 19 2020 Ludwig Nussel <>
  - prepare usrmerge (boo#1029961)
* Thu Sep 19 2019 Ludwig Nussel <>
  - Do not recommend lang package. The lang package already has a
* Thu Aug 30 2018
  - Update to version 2.0+git20180626.aebd88e:
    * standardize --help/usage handling
    * always write --version output to stdout
  - Rebase patch:
    * 0005-Add-support-for-interface-rename-in-nameif.patch
* Tue Mar 27 2018
  - Use %license instead of %doc [bsc#1082318]
* Wed Nov 15 2017
  - Update descriptions to better reflect the contents of both packages
    and mention the deprecation of the tools (bsc#1067937)
* Sun Jun 18 2017
  - Drop netstat xinetd service as we are phasing xinetd out
    There is probably no need to replace it here as netstat was
    deprecated and now users should favor 'ss' command from
* Sun Jun 18 2017
  - Provide compat symlink to /bin and /sbin to be on safe side
    if someone hardcoded them in scripts (most distros switched
    7 years ago)
* Sat Jun 17 2017
  - Disable removed binaries for build rather than on install
    * Refresh patch net-tools-configure.patch
  - Make sure we respect optflags
  - Add patch 0001-Add-ether-wake-binary.patch replacing standalone
    ether-wake code in the archive
  - Add patch 0002-Do-not-warn-about-interface-socket-not-binded.patch
    replacing net-tools-1.60-interface_socket.diff
  - Add patch 0003-Add-support-for-EiB-in-interface.c.patch enabling
    EiB support in interfaces
  - Add patch 0004-By-default-do-not-fopen-anything-in-netrom_gr.patch
    relpacing net-tools-1.60-netrom-fopen.diff
  - Add patch 0005-Add-support-for-interface-rename-in-nameif.patch
    replacing nameif-rename.patch
  - Add patch 0006-Allow-interface-stacking.patch
    replacing net-tools-1.60-interface_stack.patch
  - Add patch 0007-Introduce-T-notrim-option-in-netstat.patch
    replacing net-tools-1.60-dont-trim-foreign-addr6.diff
    and also net-tools-1.60-notrim.diff
  - Drop net-tools-1.60-use-gai.patch as it should be upstreamed first
    and it does not apply clearly at all now



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