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Re: Retiring dhclient

On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 08:04:26AM +0800, Ted Lemon wrote:
> On Nov 16, 2011, at 7:44 AM, (John Nemeth) 
> wrote:
> > } provides a functional advantage over dhcpcd. The reverse is not true.
> > 
> >     Don't care.  dhclient does what I need it to do.
> FTR, if there is significant interest in keeping dhclient around, but
> agreement that its feature set is too limited, it's actually possible
> I could get buy-in from my management to spend a week or two making it
> better, including porting in dhcpv6 support from the ISC tree.

> I didn't propose this in my initial response to Joerg because
> I actually don't know the capabilities of dhcpcd, but it's definitely
> an option.

A short summary is

Updating ISC DHCPD and friends would provide at least some value in
keeping dhclient, since ATM there are no alternatives for DHCPv6.


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