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 From:  Peter Allgeyer <allgeyer at web dot de>
 To:  "Mark N." <mark at nellemann dot nu>, m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall-dev] CLI syntax - ideas, thoughts?
 Date:  Tue, 13 Jan 2004 22:05:39 +0100
Am Di, den 13.01.2004 schrieb Mark N. um 21:32:

> I've started writing a CLI for monowall. Basicly I want the web-gui 
> features available through serial/ssh/telnet.
> 
Really nice idea. SSH would be really neccessary because of debugging.

> I like the Cisco idea with 'sh ..', 'int ?', 'conf t', etc., but I'm not 
> sure that's the best way to go. I guess the CLI syntax should be as 
> close the web-gui as possible, so people will find it easy to use once 
> they've learned the web-gui.
> 
So take a look at nsh (written for openbsd)[1]. Shouldn't be so hard to
port to freebsd. Another possibility is using lynx or wget, but a CLI
would be really nice.

[1] http://freshmeat.net/projects/nsh/?topic_id=150%2C884


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