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Re: bin/47776: dhcpcd(8) requries hostname(1)
The following reply was made to PR bin/47776; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Izumi Tsutsui <tsutsui%ceres.dti.ne.jp@localhost>
Cc: roy%marples.name@localhost, tsutsui%ceres.dti.ne.jp@localhost
Subject: Re: bin/47776: dhcpcd(8) requries hostname(1)
Date: Sat, 25 May 2013 07:25:46 +0900
> What's the expectation here for a system deliberately missing
> To try and set the hostname as requested or to avoid errors that
> hostname(1) is missing?
The latter. A "not found" message during installation is not good,
especially if users have some network trouble in their environments.
> If the former, is any other mechanism available like sysctl to set the
"sysctl -w kern.hostname=FOO" works at least on NetBSD.
> If the latter, then either remove the hook from the ramdisk as well or
> add a line to dhcpcd.conf(5) to skip running it.
I'm afread it's a bit annoying to maintain different versions for sysinst,
but if they will properly be maintained on every dhcpcd update, it's fine.
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