Tom Gundersen and David Herrmann
nettools is a yet-to-be-released project providing low-level libraries for network configuration. Within the scope of the project falls protocols like DHCP, NDP, IPv4 Address Conflict Detection, and IPv4LL. The first library scheduled to be released is IPv4ACD, a pre-release version of which is already used by NetworkManager. This talk gives an overview of the design principles of the project, the current status and the future plans.