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Re: DHCP client: dhclient vs dhcpcd ?

* Benny Siegert ( wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 1:18 PM, KIRIHARA Masaharu <> wrote:
> > NetBSD has two DHCP clients; dhclient(8) and dhcpcd(8).
> > What's the difference?
> > Which is better to use?
> I agree that this is confusing. dhclient is the older tool, while
> dhcpcd has been created by a NetBSD developer, is newer and smaller. I
> have run into situations (on Google Compute Engine for instance) where
> dhclient was unable to interpret some of the more modern DHCP
> features.
> I recommend using dhcpcd :)
I did read from somewhere, dhclient is obsolete.
I think its existence nowadays is only for backward compatibility.
dhcpcd is smaller in size but higher performance and being actively developed.

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