Subject: Re: DHCP update to 3.0.3
To: None <>
From: Jonathan A. Kollasch <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/08/2005 13:21:30
On Monday 08 August 2005 12:35 pm, Matthias Drochner wrote:
> said:
> > We're not going to implement dhcp from OpenBSD like FreeBSD did ?
> This seems to be a fork of the client -- correct me if I'm wrong.
> Well, I know that the ISC client has some shortcomings, the most
> serious one probably that there cannot be multiple instances, thus
> no easy hotplug support.


> I'm personally more interested in the server. Honestly, the client is
> good enough for me, so I won't invest time in this.
> It isn't hard to change the reachover build for the client to build
> from other sources. So if someone is serious about maintaining this,
> there are no technical obstacles.
> (Watching recent activity in the OpenBSD tree, the code doesn't
> seem that mature yet anyway.)

Among other things it doesn't (IIRC) have a (documented) way to send RELEASE 
requests, essential for NetReg

	Jonathan Kollasch