"Steve Bertrand" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: 
> >> > The article requires the use of the command "gifconfig" which does not
> >> > exit on my FreeBSD 5.2.1 machine.  Is this a typo in the manual, or
> >> have
> >> > I missed something?
> >>
> >> Just did a quick google for "no gifconfig freebsd 5", and in the sparc64
> >> relnotes, I found this:
> >>
> >> "gifconfig(8) is obsolete and has been removed. Its functionality is now
> >> handled by the tunnel and deletetunnel commands of  ifconfig(8)."
> >>
> >> Here's the link. If it's taken out of sparc, I'm assuming that it's
> >> obsolete for the others as well...
> >>
> >> http://jamesthornton.com/freebsd/5.0/relnotes-sparc64.html
> >
> > This should probably be passed on to the doc team.  Anyone have time to
> > put together a patch to update the handbook?
> >
> > [doc team CCed]
> Although I've always been intrigued in the arena of actually making a
> doc/code patch contribution to any open source project, I feel this a very
> good time to look into howto perform this type of task.
> I'll review the FreeBSD developers handbook:
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/developers-handbook/
> tomorrow to find out more on how I can do this. It's something I've always
> wanted to do, and it seems like a great opportunity for me to get 'right
> into' making an actual contribution for what I have so freely taken.
> Any other resources I can be pointed to for making Doc contributions will
> be graciously accepted for mine, and hopefully others interest.


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