Subject: Re: DHCP client, integration with ifconfig, etc.
To: None <tech-net@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Michael Richardson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/08/1997 11:13:19
>>>>> "Ted" == Ted Lemon <email@example.com> writes:
Ted> I actually would like to propose some kernel changes to
Ted> support DHCP clienthood at some point, but I need to think
Ted> about it a bit first. The problem is that it should be
Ted> possible to guarantee that the kernel stops using an IP
Ted> address once the lease runs out, and I think this should be
Okay, but there are some applications (e.g. bind) that need to be
notified when addresses change. I do not know if there is any proposed
API for doing this. It would be very nice to have one... and I think
others would adopt whatever we proposed.
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