Bug 117833 - RFE redhat-config-network should allow for an additional layer of abstraction in the providerdb, as well as the capability to include additional providerdb files
Summary: RFE redhat-config-network should allow for an additional layer of abstraction...
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-network (Show other bugs)
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Harald Hoyer
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Keywords: FutureFeature
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Blocks: 87718
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Reported: 2004-03-09 01:46 UTC by Phillip Heller
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-11-13 11:20:57 UTC
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Description Phillip Heller 2004-03-09 01:46:15 UTC
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Description of problem:
redhat-config-network should include an additional layer of abstraction.

Currently, the hierarchy is:


I propose that [State] be added between [Country] and [City].

The component that parses providerdb should also understand an include
directive, ie:

[Include] /usr/local/share/redhat-config-network/mycompanydb

With these two additional pieces of functionality, the provider
phonebook could look like this:

- United States of America
| + Alaska
| - Alabama
| | - Birmingham
| | | - Local ISP
| | | - mycompany
| | + Huntsville
| + Arizona

... and so on.

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