DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2005-03
Re: Example of 'brilliant' apps?
> On Sun, 20 Mar 2005, Martin P. Hellwig wrote:
>> Gabriel Ambuehl wrote:
>>> It would seem like an awfully hard thing to reliably detect what
>>> network your on for all but the very simplest networks, no?
>>> Partner MAC will rarely be the same all the time in complex
>>> networks (especially when they use multiple AP to cover wide
>>> ranges with WiFi), IP often are private ones, so not really
>>> useful either...
>> Well the combination of the gateways IP & full dns name should be
>> enough I think.
> I was thinking something quick and dirty like so (note that this is
> thoroughly untested here in Powerbook land):
There's a profile.sh project for doing this on FreeBSD 5.x. It uses
the RCng system and a bunch of shell script magic, but it looks like
it does what you want. Not sure how hard/easy it would be to port to
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