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Re: dhc* in NetBSD 7.0

Thor Lancelot Simon <> writes:

> On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 11:38:29AM -0700, Jeff Rizzo wrote:
>> 3) Update ISC DHCP as per item 2, but don't build/install dhclient
>> by default.  Why do we need two DHCP clients in base?
> To me this seems like the only reasonable option.  Even if most of
> your server installs don't actually use dhcpd, many NetBSD users do,
> and punting to pkgsrc is simply not an option because pkgsrc cannot
> be cross-compiled.  The base system should include a reasonable set
> of server code for most common NetBSD use cases where that is possible
> without introducing immense bloat.  Yanking server programs that have
> more than a very small number of users is not really well aligned with
> that goal.

I agree; the cross compilation issue is important.

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