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Re: Naming of network devices - how to improve it in buster

On Tue, 11 Jul 2017 15:20:41 +0200
Michael Biebl <biebl@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Am 11.07.2017 um 12:14 schrieb Guus Sliepen:
> > Ok, it should be clear now that the new way of naming interfaces is not
> > ideal, but the older ways weren't either. Let's have a look at what we
> > want:
> > 
> > - A simple name for systems with a single Ethernet and/or Wireless
> >   interface (the simple desktop/laptop scenario).  
> How would you determine that a system will only ever have a single
> interface?

The user knows.

I think that's the major problem with these reproducible interface
names: Debian never gave the user a choice between the old and the
new names.