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Re: Retiring dhclient

In article <>,
John Nemeth <> wrote:
>On Mar 3,  1:17pm, Christos Zoulas wrote:
>} In article <>,
>} Ted Lemon  <> wrote:
>} >On Nov 16, 2011, at 6:34 AM, Hubert Feyrer <> 
>} >> Asking out of sheer ignorance: does either dhclient or dhcpcd
>support DHCPv6?
>} >
>} >The current ISC dhclient does, but I don't know if anyone's imported it. 
>} It cannot be imported cleanly because of the mess of libisc and friends.
>} (BIND vs non BIND ifdefs). Whoever made that mess should clean it. This
>} cannot be maintained sanely.
>     Does this mess affect dhcpd and dhcrelay?  If so, then the
>maintenance issues are there whether dhclient is kept or not.

Yes, they all use the same libraries. The current sources of dhcp come with
tar.gz version of bind, unpack it and build it.


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