Subject: Re: dhclient
From: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/30/2004 09:30:10
On Sat, Oct 30, 2004 at 12:21:52AM +0200, Lennart Augustsson wrote:
> Is there some way to make dhclient work like you want
> in this century? Or is there a replacement?
> Some wishes:
> * I have interfaces that come and go. dhclient
> should notice this.
> * With multiple interface it should only configure
> one of them for use, and you should be able to specify
> priority. If you don't say anything prefer wires over
You may want all, you may only want one...
> * dhclient should not use programs from /usr. It might not
> be mounted when dhclient runs.
* avoid running a bpf tap on every interface (I've looked at a derivative
of this code once, it only needs the 'tap' for part of the initialistaion.
Making it dynamic makes dhcp work on dynamic interfaces.)
David Laight: email@example.com