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Re: dhc* in NetBSD 7.0
On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 03:22:33PM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> fix it. I think that it is appropriate to include dhclient in the
> next formal release, and announce that this is the last release where
> we will ship it, to give a chance to people to upgrade.
But this was the exact same response I got to my suggestion that we
drop dhclient for the 6.0 release. How do we know we won't go around
on this again when it's time for NetBSD 8.0?
We have plenty of time before NetBSD 7.0 ships to ensure dhcpcd works
for all reasonable use cases. Its maintainer is a NetBSD developer and
has made his intention to ensure this is so very clear. NetBSD 7.0 is
the right time for dhclient to die.
Thor Lancelot Simon
"From the tooth paste you use in the morning to the salt on your evening meal,
it's easy to take for granted the many products brought to us with explosives."
- Institute of Manufacturers of Explosives, "Explosives Make It Possible"
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