Re: get my ip address
On Fri 15 Feb 2019 at 12:02:20 (+0100), Markus Schönhaber wrote:
> Tony, 15.2.2019, 11:11:29 +0100:
> > Debian 9. I need to read my IPv6 address into a python script.
> > I am aware that I can call ip a and parse the result. The parsing,
> > whilst quite achievable, is slightly tricky, but I can manage the RE, so
> > that's not my question.
> > Is there any other way to obtain this data, maybe from /sys?
> Take a look at this:
> This is packaged on stretch as python-netifaces
That's probably best if your destination is a Python program.
Otherwise, for scripting, it's easy to overlook ip -o a
which makes parsing much easier. But note that you may then
need to be more specific, eg compare
$ ip a
$ ip -o l
$ ip -o a