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Salt fails to start on NetBSD 8 #48856
Description of Issue/Question
In NetBSD 8 the output of ifconfig was changed. The netmask is now returned as part of the IP address. The ip/ifconfig parsing code is shared between all *NIX/BSD variants so it doesn't expect this new format.
What's the best way to handle this within salt? Some rough ideas:
Sample ifconfig output:
NetBSD < 8
NetBSD >= 8
Steps to Reproduce Issue
@garethgreenaway I've got something working today, I just want to cross-check the ipv6 info I'm parsing against a linux host tomorrow before I open a pull request.
For the given ifconfig output:
Can you also refresh my memory regarding the pull requests process? If I recall, I should branch from 2018.3 and then that will get merged forward? Is that correct?