[mythtv-users] error during v31 update

David Hampton mythtv at love2code.net
Sat Feb 22 15:00:10 UTC 2020

On February 22, 2020 2:43:35 PM UTC, James Abernathy <jfabernathy at gmail.com> wrote:
>On my development system I ran an update today to
>version 2:31.0+fixes.202002201553.9ab3c45~ubuntu18.04.1 and noticed an
>error flash by about ifconfig not found. Can't tell you more than that
>except to say this system is a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS with
>Mythtv v31 from the PPA. So ifconfig is not installed by default.
>18.04 uses "ip address" to return the IP address. ifconfig can still be
>installed with net-tools, but it's optional

Given that the 'ip' command was introduced a decade ago, I think its time we updated MythTV to use that instead of 'ifconfig'. ;-)

Feel free to open a bug and assign it to me, but it will be a couple of weeks before I can work on it. 


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