Subject: Re: DHCP client, integration with ifconfig, etc.
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: Marc Horowitz <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/09/1997 18:58:48
Bill Sommerfeld <> writes:

>> An idea which has occurred to me was to add a new signal,
>> SIGIFCH, analogous to SIGWINCH, which is delivered to user
>> processes expressing interest in it when the "local address set" of a
>> system changes.

Instead of adding a new signal, you could do something akin to (or
using) the routing socket.