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Re: dhc* in NetBSD 7.0

On Tue, 26 Mar 2013, Hauke Fath wrote:

At 21:27 Uhr -0700 24.3.2013, Hisashi T Fujinaka wrote:
On Mon, 25 Mar 2013, Mindaugas Rasiukevicius wrote:

Jeff Rizzo <> wrote:
1) Remove ISC DHCP from base entirely;  this would mean NetBSD 7.0 would
not ship with a DHCP server, and would have dhcpcd as the only DHCP
client in base.

I would say this is the way to go.

I am against this; I often use the dhcp server on NetBSD and I think
others have mentioned this as well.


I often use tcsh(1) and sendmail(8) on NetBSD - why are they not in base?

I thought someone came up with a useful networking reason that required
both the server and client to get running. tcsh and sendmail aren't
required for basic connectivity/use and you shouldn't bring up dumb
examples like those.

For that matter, we could prune a lot more shells and editors. Learn ex.

Hisashi T Fujinaka -
BSEE(6/86) + BSChem(3/95) + BAEnglish(8/95) + MSCS(8/03) + $2.50 = latte

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