Subject: Re: DHCP client for NetBSD?
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: tech-net
Date: 11/25/1996 17:45:56
> A related issue:
> Dynamically changing the host address will have little impact on many
> programs, but some long-running client software may keep addresses for
> extended periods of time.  It would be nice to have a mechanism to
> warn long-running apps that the host address set is changing.

There is an internet draft being written that will propose such a thing
for IPv6 (and IPv4).  This is needed for renumbering...
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