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Re: dhcpcd-4.0.0-alpha1 ready for review

On Wed, 16 Apr 2008 22:30:04 +0000 (UTC) (Christos Zoulas) wrote:

> In article <>,
> Thor Lancelot Simon  <> wrote:
> >On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 11:17:09AM +0100, Roy Marples wrote:
> >> OK, some people seem to be genuinely excited about dhcpcd, and
> >> others not so much. So, here's a first draft of dhcpcd-4 :)
> >> You can download a tarball here.
> >>
> >> 
> >> It supplies /etc/ which works in pretty much the same way
> >> as dhclient-script. It will configure resolv.conf, ntp.conf,
> >> yp.conf and restart any services for them if it needs to. All
> >> variable names that dhclient emitted are also emitted to
> >> so existing customisations stand a good chance of working.
> >
> >This is great.  Thanks!
> Yes, and it is well written too :-)

I haven't had a chance to look at this.  However -- one suggestion I
made about dhclient that might be worth doing here: have a directory of
scripts, with one script per function.  That makes it easier to change
one or two, rather than having to edit a large file and track changes
to it.

                --Steve Bellovin,

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