On Jul 3, 2007, at 3:02 PM, Robert Dober wrote:

> Hmm it would help to know what this is for, as Rob pointed out
> inactive interfaces might cause problems.
> Given the verbose nature of ipconfig /all you will have problems with
> hostnames like this
> AB-AD-BA...
> at least, please, get rid of A-Z in your Regexpression.
>
> Just some thoughts

http://drawohara.tumblr.com/post/4862735

the current invocation is ok for my purposes: generating a key for  
encryption as

	"--#{ hostname }--#{ mac_address }--"

but note i added a handle to the complete list to people could monkey  
with it if needed.

cheers.

-a
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